The House Of God: Iconography (Discovering Orthodox Christianity)
Featuring Dr. Helen C. Evans and Dr. Anton C. Vrame
1. What is an icon? Are there different kinds of icons?
2. What is the significance of icons in the Orthodox Church?
3. What is the difference between worshipping an idol and venerating an icon?
4. What are the guidelines for placing icons inside the church?
5. Is iconography a form of art?
Discovering Orthodox Christianity is a series of talks, shows, and presentations designed to introduce and explain the basic teaching of Orthodox Christianity. Sponsored by the Leadership 100 Endowment Fund the series covers a wide range of topics with the goal of educating the viewer in simple, easy to understand terms.
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