n Ekklesiastikos Pharos - Η Θεολογία της Εικόνας : Η περίπτωση της εικόνας '' : documents - discussions - notices & reviews




This article addresses the topic of the theology of the Byzantine icon. Initially, the way religion is expressed through the icon in the Orthodox East is discussed. General principles, rules, and the characteristics according to which icons are painted are mentioned. Also, the didactic, symbolic and dogmatic character of the icons is analysed. Finally, we present a theological approach of the "Birth of Jesus Christ" icon according to the elements which characterize the Byzantine icon.


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