God’s Image and Likeness in Death and in Art
In this episode of Come Receive the Light we have two interviews. First, Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Timothy G. Patitsas, Assistant Professor of Ethics at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology about the Orthodox understanding of death and the proper way to lay a body to rest body after death. Tree pods, cremation, and graffitied caskets are not adequate ways to express who we are. There is a fantastic book A Christian Ending that explains more.
And keep listening as we hear a conversation between Bryce and Fr. Anthony Salzman. Fr. Anthony is an iconographer, college lecturer and priest for the St. Philothea Greek Orthodox Church in Watkinsville, GA. Listen as he reveals many of the key factors of the Annunciation icon. There is also an iconography workshop and retreat May 22 – 27, 2016. For more information, go to their website Image and Likeness.
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