Image & Likeness
St. John of Damascus on the Holy Icons
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Join us as we study our Holy Father John of Damascus’ fierce and powerful defense of the importance of Holy Images, that we may approach the anniversary of the restoration of icons to the churches after the iconoclast heresy with renewed faith in their power to ingrain the truth in our souls.
Rev. Nathan Symeon Adams
Rev. Nathan Symeon serves as parochial vicar at the Byzantine Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary in Los Angeles, California, and as vice-chairman of the Eastern Catholic Eparchial Directors of Religious Education. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from SS. Cyril and Methodius Byzantine Catholic Seminary in Pittsburgh, PA. with a Master of Arts in Theology (MAT). He completed a DTS with Youth With a Mission in Queensland Australia. He also received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Theology from Calvary Chapel Bible College, in Murrieta, CA.; a Master of Christian Thought (MACT) from Reformed Theological Seminary, in Oviedo, FL.; a Master of Divinity (M. Div.) from the Master’s Seminary in Sun Valley, CA.; a certificate in Anglican Studies and a Master of Sacred Theology (STM) from Nashotah House Seminary in Nashotah, WI. He and his wife have been married for sixteen years and have five daughters.
- Partakers of the Divine Nature: A Patristic Study of Deification
- Glossary of Terms
- Writings: The Fount of Knowledge, the Philosophical Chapters, on Heresies, the Orthodox Faith by St. John of Damascus
- Three Treatises on the Divine Images by St. John of Damascus
- Nicea II - 787
- An Old Testament Theology: An Exegetical, Canonical, and Thematic Approach by Bruce Waltke