Tag Archives: Oranta

Discovering the Unburnt Bush Icon

The traditions and teaching of the Christian Church often appear to change and evolve over time. Yet from within it can be seen that it is not that the teaching itself changes, but that each generation brings new ways to … Continue reading

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The Theotokos “of the Sign” Icon

This is the icon most likely to confront any visitor to an Orthodox church or cathedral, as it is usually present in the upper part of the altar, the focal point of any church. It is also one of the … Continue reading

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