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THE ICON:TRUTH AND FABLES - Chapter 5 - Spiritual vision and the icon - mmekourdukova — ЖЖ Christ, Russian Orthodox, Orthodox, Orthodox Christian Icons, Cristo, Orthodoxy, Russian Icons, Orthodox Christianity, Religion

Spiritual vision is considered, and not without reason, as a fundamental element of this phenomenon that we call the icon. Let us take a closer look at what this vision consists of, so as to avoid confusion and misunderstandings. I would start with a series of quotations from the well-known work of…

Angel Techno, Angeles, Guardian Angels, Religious Icons, Orthodoxy, Angel, Angel Artwork, Classical Mythology, Angel Art

Лет патријарха московског и целе Русије Кирила за Антарктик умало се није трагично завршио када је пукао први заштитни слој предњег стакла авиона на висини од 9.000 метара, што је могло да доведе до декомпресије кабине. „Предње стакло се састоји из два слоја, а први слој који трпи највећи...

Leena-Riitta Röning
Saint Iconography, Panna Marie, Black Jesus, Art Sacre, Blessed Mother Mary, Byzantine Art, Byzantine Icons, Religious Images, Mary And Jesus

by St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco Iconography began on the day our Lord Jesus Christ pressed a cloth to His face and imprinted His divine-human image thereon. According to tradition, Luke the Evangelist painted the image of the Mother of God; and, also according to tradition, there still exist today many Icons which were painted by him. An artist, he painted not only the first Icons of the Mother of God, but also those of the holy Apostles Peter and Paul and, possibly, others which…

Toni Mankey
link to large image detail:  Old Russian icons. Part I » Orthodoxy icons Angeles, Serbia, Saint Gabriel, Archangel Gabriel, Byzantine Art, Madonna, Sacred Art, Orthodox Icons, Christian Art

In Abrahamic religions, Gabriel (; Greek ', Gabriēl; Arabic: جبريل, Jibrīl or جبرائيل Jibrail; Aramaic: Gabri-el, literally "strong man of God") is an Angel who serves as a messenger from God. He first appears in the Book of Daniel in the Hebrew Bible. In some traditions he is regarded as one of the Archangels, or as the Angel. Christ and Muslims believe him to have foretold the births of John the Baptist and Jesus. Islam further believes he was the medium through whom God revealed the…

Kris Kouzelos