Praying with Icons


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Are icons necessary?

Starting with the premise that Jesus Christ is the image of God the Father, world-renowned lecturer Fr Thomas Hopko speaks about the icon as the Presence of the living God and dispels prejudices and erroneous practices regarding images and prayer. He notes that prayer, as “union with God by God’s grace,” transforms our daily routines into Paradise, and he deftly defines the relationship between prayer and imagery, addressing the question: Are icons necessary for prayer?

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A noted Orthodox Christian priest, theologian, preacher, and speaker throughout the world, Fr. Thomas Hopko is Dean-Emeritus of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary where he taught Dogmatic Theology from 1972 to 2002.  Fr. Thomas fell asleep in the Lord on the afternoon of March 18, 2015. May his memory be eternal!

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Weight .2 lbs