One of Europe's leading iconographers provides a lavishly illustrated introduction to the history, meaning and purpose of Christian icons. We discover how icons are made, and the spiritual messages contained in the motifs, gestures and even the colours of these profound symbols of faith.
A number of famous icons of Christ, the Holy Trinity, Mary and the Saints are explored in depth and in relation to scripture, liturgy and early Christian writings. A deeply inspiring book that will give a lifetime's pleasure.
SOLRUNN NES is a renowned art historian, lecturer and writer. Her icons can be seen in Aylesford Priory and in numerous churches throughout Europe and she has exhibited frequently in England, Ireland and throughout the world.