SACRED SYMBOLS THAT SPEAK: A STUDY OF THE MAJOR SYMBOLS OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH (2 VOLUMES) BY ANTHONY M. CONIARIS
Volume I: A study of the symbols used in the Orthodox Church. Includes chapters on Incense, Candles, Flowering on the Cross, Ladder to Heaven, Hesychasm: The Practice of Silence, Palms, the Epitaphion and Tomb of Jesus, Theotokos with Child in the Apse, Christ Pantocrator, the Divine Liturgy: Reality not Symbol, Epiphany and the Blessing of Water.
Volume II: A study of the symbols used in the Orthodox Church. Includes chapters on Physical Postures as Symbols of Prayer: Sunday: The Symbol of the Start of a New Age; Symbols in the Sacrament of Baptism; The Symbol of the Seal in Holy Chrismation; The Meaning of Nakedness in Baptism; the Symbols of Renunciation and Acceptance in Holy Baptism; Symbols in the Orthodox Paschal Celebration; Pascha: Breaking the Doors of Hades—Hinges and All; Symbols in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony; The Symbolism of Vestments.
Volume I – 220 pp.
Volume II – 166 pp.