Word as Sacred Space

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November 02, 2013

Word as Sacred Space

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November 02, 2013
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  1. Treasuring  the  Word:   The  Medieval  &  Islamic  Book  

    Michelle  P.  Brown,  “The  Book  as   Sacred  Space”  from  Sacred  Space,  pp.   43-­‐63.  
  2. Free  Write:    What  are  some   parallels  between  the

     icon   tradiIon  and  illuminaIon   tradiIon?  
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  4. Book  on  an  altar,  St.  Joseph’s  Church,  Macon,  Georgia.  

  5. Could  books  be  considered  “safer”   than  icons?    More

     pure?  More   divine?  More  direct?  
  6. How  may  reading  and  wriIng  be  considered  acts  of  prayer

     or   meditaIve?  
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  8. A  page  from  the  canon  tables  in  the  Harley  Golden

      Gospels,  Germany  (Aachen?),  1st  quarter  of  the  9th   century:  London,  BriIsh  Library,  MS  Harley  2788,  f.  11v.   A  page  from  the  canon  tables  in  the  Book  of  Kells,     How  are  books  like  architectural  spaces?    How  are   they  like  vessels?    How  does  this  correspond  to  the   believer  as  a  vessel?  
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  12. How  is  the  word  both  accessible  and  inaccessible?    Tangible

     and  intangible?