Item description for Mary, Mother of God: Her Life in Icons and Scripture by Giovanna Parravicini & Peter Heinegg...
Overview Rare and precious Oriental icons are arranged to tell the story of Mary in "Mary, Mother of God." Its full-color visual impact and beauty, as well as its different perspective, make this a treasured addition to one's personal library and a lovely gift idea.
Publishers Description Rare and precious Oriental icons, some created in mosaics, are arranged to tell the story of Mary. The accompanying text offers comments and explanations of the images and their symbols. A life of Mary as presented in the writings of the great fathers of the Orthodox Church and in the liturgical rites of the Byzantine traditions is also included. Its visual impact and beauty, as well as its different perspective, makes "Mary, Mother of God: Her Life in Icons and Scripture" both a treasured addition to one's personal library and a lovely gift idea. The explanation of the symbolism of the icons and the lovely images themselves will serve as inspiration for meditation. "Hardcover"
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Studio: Intl Development Inst
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 8.25" Height: 8.5" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2004
Publisher Liguori Publications
ISBN 0764812114 ISBN13 9780764812118