By Jeana Visel
this present day, Western curiosity in panel icons has been emerging, but we lack criteria of caliber or catechesis on what to do with them. This e-book makes the case that icons must have a task to play within the Western Church that is going past mere ornament. bringing up theological and ecumenical purposes, Visel argues that, in regards to exploit of icons, the post–Vatican II Roman Catholic Church must provide better admire to the japanese culture. whereas Roman Catholics might by no means engage with icons in relatively a similar means that japanese Christians do, we do have to come to phrases with what icons are and the way we should always come across them.
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