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Word as Sacred Space

nichsara
November 02, 2013

Word as Sacred Space

nichsara

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.  

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  2. Free  Write:    What  are  some  
    parallels  between  the  icon  
    tradiIon  and  illuminaIon  
    tradiIon?  

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  3. Book  on  an  altar,  St.  Joseph’s  Church,  Macon,  Georgia.  

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  4. Could  books  be  considered  “safer”  
    than  icons?    More  pure?  More  
    divine?  More  direct?  

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  5. How  may  reading  and  wriIng  be  considered  acts  of  prayer  or  
    meditaIve?  

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  6. 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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  7. How  is  the  word  both  accessible  and  inaccessible?    Tangible  and  intangible?  

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