By: OF DAMASCUS, ST. JOHN, LOUTH (TRANS), ANDREW
St. Vladimirs Seminary Press: October 2003
Seller ID: 179610
Binding: Paper Back
Perhaps no name is more synonymous with the subject of early Christian art than the eighth-century monk, John of Damascus. Renowned in both East and West for his profound yet clearly-expressed theology, St. John remains our most accessible defender of Christ glorified in His Church, and this desire is foundational to each of the treatises presented here. He is careful to explain what is meant by 'image' and 'worship,' and he makes a distinction between different forms of veneration. Without St. John's contribution, the political and social concerns of the late Byzantine Empire could have ecl... View More...