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  1. History of Icon Painting

    History of Icon Painting

    $52.95

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    A major new work and one of the first published in English by Russian scholars in the post Communist era. Innovative by virtue of its completeness and encyclopedic coverage, this fundamental work covers the history of icon painting from the beginning of Christianity until the present. Sumptuously illustrated with 500+ full colour illustrations, it offers an integral picture of the artistic, cultural, aesthetic and spiritual values which icons have reflected for many nations in different periods of history. The contributors are all specialists and scholars working in museums and institutions of higher learning in contemporary Russia. Their writings are both spiritual and scholarly. Learn More
  2. Icons: Divine Beauty

    Icons: Divine Beauty

    $112.00

    Icons: Divine Beauty
    Richard Temple Learn More
  3. Pictures of God: A Child's Guide to Understanding Icons

    Pictures of God: A Child's Guide to Understanding Icons

    $16.95

    When the Son of God came down from heaven to become a man like us, He made it possible for us to see Him, touch Him, and make pictures of Him—pictures which we call icons. This little book brings God and His saints vividly into children's lives through icons, explaining in the simplest terms what each icon means and what the role of these holy pictures—and the holy stories and people they depict—can be in our lives. Learn More
  4. Windows to Heaven: Introducing Icons to Protestants and Catholics

    Windows to Heaven: Introducing Icons to Protestants and Catholics

    $19.95

    Windows to Heaven: Introducing Icons to Protestants and Catholics
    Author: LELA GILBERT, Elizabeth Zelensky Learn More
  5. Byzantine Sacred Art

    Byzantine Sacred Art

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    This book presents selected writings of the contemporary Greek icon painter Fotis Kontoglous on the sacred Arts according to the Tradition of Eastern Orthodox Christianity. Although there are brief chapters on Byzantine architecture, hymnody and related arts, emphasis is placed upon wa; paintings, panel icons, and mosaics. The book will be of particular value to those interested in religious art and in understanding the premises of Byzantine sacred art. Learn More
  6. Fine Arts and Tradition

    Fine Arts and Tradition

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    This book is Constantine Cavarnos' third one in which he presents aspects of Photios Kontoglou's philosophy of the fine arts. Here, Cavarnos gives a concise account of Kontoglou's general philosophy of the fine arts, and presents Kontoglou's defense of the thesis that works of true art are always traditional, grounded in a great art tradition. He defends this thesis with wisdom and vigor, giving telling examples drawn from his rich resources as a practicing artist and as a thinker acquainted with the history of the arts and the great art traditions. This book is addressed not only to artists, art criticis and aestheticians, but also to educators, to all persons deeply interested in truth, goodness and beauty. Learn More
  7. Orthodox Iconography

    Orthodox Iconography

    $22.95

    This book is addressed not only to persons who are interested in the Eastern Orthodox Church, in the iconography of Byzantium, Greece, Russia and the Balkans, but also to all those who are concerned with the art of painting, especially in its educational and religious uses. It was first published in the fall of 1977. Having been out of print for some time now, it is made available again in its original form. Learn More
  8. Guide to Byzantine Iconography Vol. 1

    Guide to Byzantine Iconography Vol. 1

    $44.95

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    Detailed explanation of the distinctive characteristics of Byzantine iconography, of the traditional pattern of decorating Eastern Orthodox churches with panel icons, wall paintings, and mosaics, and of the chief Doctrinal, Liturgical, and Festal icons; together with a concise, systematic exposition of Saint John Damascene's defense of holy icons. Learn More
  9. Another Brush with God : Further Conversations about Icons

    Another Brush with God : Further Conversations about Icons

    $42.95

    This is the sequel to A Brush with God, presenting for advanced beginners, and intermediate and advanced level iconographers greater detail and instructions for creating entirely new icons. Learn More
  10. The Churches of Egypt : From The Journey of the Holy Family to the Present Day

    The Churches of Egypt : From The Journey of the Holy Family to the Present Day

    $69.95

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    With over 300 full-color photographs, this is the first fully illustrated book devoted to Christian houses of worship in Egypt. Learn More

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