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St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1996 - Religion - 170 pages
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Iconostasis is Fr. Pavel's final theological work. Composed in 1922, it explores in highly original terms the significance of the icon: its philosophic depth, its spiritual history, its empirical technique. In doing so, Fr. Pavel also sketches a new history of both Western religious art and the Orthodox icon: a history under the direct operation of the Holy Spirit. The work is original, challenging and profoundly articulate. This translation is the first complete English version.

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All the interesting parts of Tolstoy's "What Is Art?" are based on this book. It's more meaningful than sensical, but sensical too, and details the aesthetic approach of icon painters in eastern ... Read full review

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