The depiction of Ancient Greek Philosophers in Orthodox Churches
Many of the philosophers of ancient Greece seem to point towards Christ in their writings, and thus many Greeks were primed, in a certain sense, to accept the teachings of Christ’s apostles.
Byzantine Iconography on Mount Athos
The Holy Mountain has been the great centre of Orthodox art since the fall of Constantinople. But art flourished on Mount Athos much earlier than that, as is shown by some icons and miniatures that have survived the severe vicissitudes through which the Holy Mountain has passed. Of the older iconographic works, there […]
What Orthodox Iconography is…
“Be ye not conformed to this world, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind … ” (Rom. xii.2) The religion of Christ is the revelation, by Him, of the truth. And this truth is the knowledge of the true God and of the spiritual world. But the spiritual world is not what […]