The Meaning of Icons

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St Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1982 - Religion - 222 pages
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The classic work on the techniques, language and interpretation of icons in the context of theology and faith. Commentary and analysis of the main types of icons. Lavishly illustrated, with 160 pages of text with drawings, 13 b/w and 51 color plates.
  

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Contents

FOREWORD by Titus Burckhardc
8
The konostasis by Leonid Ouspensky
67
Our Lady of the Sign by Leonid Ouspensky
80
The Vladimir Mother of God by Leonid Ouspensky
96
Portraits of the Apostles Peter and Paid and an Icon of the Apostle Paul by Leonid Ouspensky
109
St Gregory Palamas by Vladimir Lossky
124
St Simeon Stylites by Vladimir Lossky
129
The Principal Festivals
145
The Nativity of Christ by Leonid Ouspensky
160
The Raising of Lazarus by Leonid Ouspensky
175
The SpiceBearing Women at the Sepulchre by Leonid Ouspensky
189
The Descent of the Holy Spirit by Leonid Ouspensky
207
INDEX OF ILLUSTRATIONS
220
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