Daily Archives: December 8, 2011

Conception of the Theotokos | An Icon for Childbearing

Icons of Ss Joachim and Anna embracing each other tenderly are decorously showing the Conception of the Theotokos, Mary – their only child. The scene is part of the greater narrative of Mary’s origins, described in the 2nd century writing … Continue reading

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