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Behold the Beauty of the Lord: Praying with Icons

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Publisher: AVE MARIA PRESS
ISBN: 9781594711367
AuthorNOUWEN, HENRI
Pub Date21/12/2007
BindingPaperback
Pages277
Quick overview Invites readers to pray with four Russian icons with their eyes open by emphasizing seeing or gazing, which are at the heart of Eastern spirituality. This book includes four color icons, which can be removed for private contemplation or meditation.
£10.79
This twentieth anniversary edition, brings Henri J. M. Nouwen's writings on Eastern Orthodox icons to a new generation and adds to the repackaged Nouwen collection published by Ave Maria Press. With a new foreword by Br. Robert Lentz, a well-known painter of contemporary icons, this classic Nouwen book invites readers to pray with four Russian icons with their eyes open by emphasizing seeing or gazing, which are at the heart of Eastern spirituality. Nouwen's meditations reveal his viewing of the icons not as decorations, but holy places. The book includes four full-color icons, which can be removed for private contemplation or meditation.
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This twentieth anniversary edition, brings Henri J. M. Nouwen's writings on Eastern Orthodox icons to a new generation and adds to the repackaged Nouwen collection published by Ave Maria Press. With a new foreword by Br. Robert Lentz, a well-known painter of contemporary icons, this classic Nouwen book invites readers to pray with four Russian icons with their eyes open by emphasizing seeing or gazing, which are at the heart of Eastern spirituality. Nouwen's meditations reveal his viewing of the icons not as decorations, but holy places. The book includes four full-color icons, which can be removed for private contemplation or meditation.