By: FOREST, JAMES H., FOREST, JIM
Orbis Books: February 1997
Seller ID: 179008
Binding: Paper Back
Condition: Used - Very Good
Forest, a friend and biographer of Thomas Merton, peace activist, and convert to Orthodoxy, has given us a warm, personal, anecdotal introduction to icons which at the same time manages to convey a great deal about the spirituality and liturgical piety of the Orthodox Church. We would recommend this book as the best one for someone coming to icons for the first time. Forest reveals his own heart as he stands before the icon with us, and in this alone we learn a great lesson about icons. Another lesson is that we ought to pray, and so this book ends with a collection of the most often-used Orth... View More...