The Story of an Icon: The Full History, Tradition and Spirituality of the Popular Icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help

The Story of an Icon

The Full History, Tradition and Spirituality of the Popular Icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help

Paperback
Pub. price: $34.95

ISBN10: 0852312199 ISBN13: 9780852312193 Publisher: Liguori Pubns Published: Feb 1 2002 Pages: 143 Weight: 1.00lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 7.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

The story of the icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help is the story of one of the most celebrated images in the world. It is renowned wherever the Mother of God is venerated. This image has become the source of deep devotion and special love. The Story of an leon tells us how this came about. The book introduces us to a study of the image and the depth of meaning it reveals. The icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help shows characteristics of the great icons of the Mother of God from the earliest centuries. Her supporting hands embrace the child Jesus and show us the Way, the Truth, and the Life.

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