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Ponder these things : Praying with Icons of the Virgin. / Rowan Williams.

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  • ISBN: 9781612612812 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781612612805 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.

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A close look at three classic icons of the Virgin and Child reveals profound truths about discovering God in our World. "Icons, says Archbishop Rowan, show us the way.... They help us to cross borders, to enter into a new and transfigured world. And that is exactly what I experienced as I read....This is a book to be read not once only, but many times."-Kallistos Ware, from the Foreword What we call holy in the world-a person, a place, words, or a work of art-is so because the foreign is brought together with the familiar and the everyday. No one embodies this holiness more than Mary, who makes a home for the Creator of all things in her own body and in her own house. Ideal for all Christians-Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant-Ponder These Things invites you to explore and reflect on the depths of meaning in three classic icons from the Eastern Christian tradition. Icons have been described as "theology in line and color." Tracing the movement within...
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Electronic reproduction. Orleans : Paraclete Press, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1211 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4490 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Religion & Spirituality.
Genre: Electronic books.

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