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5.0 out of 5 stars Real Presence Sister Wendy on the Earlist Icons, 24 Jan 2011
This review is from: Real Presence: Sister Wendy on the Earliest Icons (Hardcover)
I found the book profound and sincere. Sister Wendy's simple and sincere approach to her work is refreshing. The print was clear and the reproductions good. She writes as she speaks and I could hear her voice in my mind. I enjoyed it and would recommend it to anyone wishing to understand the meaning of Icons and indeed early Christianinty. This is a book for the 'searcher' as well as the historically interested.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Thoughtful and Contemplative, 4 April 2011
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A beautiful presented and written book. A great book to escape to and contemplate the wonders and mystery of iconography and the meanings behind them
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5.0 out of 5 stars REAL PRESENCE IN SEARCH OF THE EARLIEST ICONS SISTER WENDY BECKETT, 16 Aug 2012
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SISTER WENDY RESUMES THE JOURNEY SHE MADE IN "ENCOUNTERS WITH GOD"
TRAVELLING TO REMOTE CHURCHES AND MONASTERIES TO SEEK AND FIND THE EARLIEST ICONS THAT HAVE SURVIVED THE DESTRUCTION OF THE EARLY 8TH CENTURY
PRAYERFUL AND HEARTFELT SINCERITY -A REALLY ENLIGHTENING BOOK
AS ALWAYS FROM DEAR SISTER WENDY BECKETT
THE READER SHARES IN A VERY EXCITING SPIRITUAL JOURNEY OF HAPPINESS
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5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely book., 21 Mar 2014
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A Christmas present to be read sneakily before being wrapped up....she's such a thoughtful critic, it makes looking at icons a whole new experience.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A lovely book, 19 Feb 2014
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A lovely book, which has interesting and beautiful icons from early medieval times, some from monasteries including St Catherines,
it has a chapter of Christ icons and also of Mary among others, it has a lot of information and descriptions.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good, 18 Mar 2013
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Lovely and informative. Quietly informing us of ancient viewing of Christianity,. Recommended to anyone who wants to learn about early Christian devotion.
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