The Significance Of Icons In Orthodox Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The Eastern church has long valued the significance of icons as sources of revelation in worship. With insights from the Eastern Orthodox churches, the theological rationale and traditional practice of iconography is described here in terms of its role in worship.

Windows on the Holy

There is an old story about a child in a Sunday School class who is asked by her teacher,"And who are the saints?" Thinking of the elaborate stained-glass windows lining the nave of the church, the child...


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