God's Human Face: The Christ-Icon

By: Christopher Schonborn; Translator-Lothar Krauth

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A few underlines and marks in text in the first 30 pages. Small stains on front edge. Binding tight and square. . . . . . . . The principal editor of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, presents the sources of meditation on the mystery of God's human face from the great Masters of early Christianity. Artists and theologians have meditated upon the mystery of God's human countenance and tried to express it. This book seeks to present the great sources of this meditation--sources which today are widely unknown, or have become foreign or obscure. These sources are above all the great masters of early Christianity. In their meditation upon Christ, Cardinal Schonborn seeks the sources of the art on the Icon. The reader will find not only an engaging introduction to the meaning and beauty of Icons, but an invitation to draw closer to the One who inspired these Masters of theological expression and holy art. Includes beautiful color Icon illustrations.

Title: God's Human Face: The Christ-Icon

Author Name: Christopher Schonborn; Translator-Lothar Krauth

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Publisher: Ignatius Press: November 1994

ISBN Number: 0898705142

ISBN Number 13: 9780898705140

Size: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Used - Good

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