Ponder These Things: Praying with Icons of the Virgin  -     By: Rowan Williams
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Ponder These Things: Praying with Icons of the Virgin

Paraclete Press / 2012 / Paperback

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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. Nobody 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 them, the Archbishop of Canterbury discovers the pattern of love that they reveal. This love invites and embraces us so that we find ourselves caught up in the drama of the love of God.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 96
Vendor: Paraclete Press
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 6.75 X 4.88 (inches)
ISBN: 1612612482
ISBN-13: 9781612612485
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This classic invites you to explore the depths of meaning in three classic icons of the Virgin Mary and her Child from the Eastern Christian tradition. Rowan Williams discovers the pattern of love that they reveal, a love that invites and embraces us so that we no longer remain as spectators, but find ourselves caught up in the drama that unfolds itself before us.

"A book to be read not once only, but many times." -Kallistos Ware, from the Foreword

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Rowan Williams is a poet, theologian, and the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury. In 2013, he will become Master of Magdalene College at the University of Cambridge.

 

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