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Nicholas Denysenko's Icons and the Liturgy, East and West: History, Theology, and PDF

By Nicholas Denysenko

ISBN-10: 0268101388

ISBN-13: 9780268101381

Icons and the Liturgy, East and West: background, Theology, and Culture is a suite of 9 essays constructed from papers awarded on the 2013 Huffington Ecumenical Institute’s symposium “Icons and Images,” the 1st of a three-part sequence at the historical past and way forward for liturgical arts in Catholic and Orthodox church buildings. Catholic and Orthodox students and practitioners accumulated at Loyola Marymount collage to provide papers discussing the background, theology, ecclesiology, and hermeneutics of iconology, sacred artwork, and sacred area within the Orthodox and Catholic traditions.

Nicholas Denysenko’s publication bargains major contributions to the sphere of japanese and Western Christian traditions: a severe review of the prestige of liturgical arts in postmodern Catholicism and Orthodoxy and an research of the continuity with culture in creatively attractive the production of sacred paintings and icons. The reader will go back and forth to Rome, Byzantium, Armenia, Chile, and to different elements of the area, to determine how Christians of the previous day and this present day have skilled divine encounters via icons. Theologians and scholars of theology and spiritual reviews, paintings historians, students of japanese Christian experiences, and Catholic liturgists will locate a lot to understand in those pages.

Contributors: Nicholas Denysenko, Robert Taft, S.J., Thomas M. Lucas, S.J., Bissera V. Pentcheva, Kristin Noreen, Christina Maranci, Dorian Llywelyn, S.J., Michael Courey, and Andriy Chirovsky.

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