Posts about iconography

Come Receive the Light

Valuing Traditions During the Holidays

​The Holidays are full of family, religious, and cultural traditions because our human nature finds comfort in consistency and repetition.  When a family…

Dec 26, 2014
The Sounding

BBC Documentary: Art of Eternity, The Glory of Byzantium

“The Art of Eternity” is a series of three one-hour documentaries on Christian art. Hosted by Andrew Graham-Dixon and first broadcast on BBC…

Dec 10, 2014
Beauty Will Save the World

Orthodox Iconography

In this first episode of “Beauty Will Save The World,” with Fr. Barnabas Powell, we learn about the true significance of Orthodox Iconography….

Nov 15, 2014
The Moving Icon

WOAH What a Night!

In this episode of Moving Icon, Chris interviews Michael Lujan, one of the organizers of the recent Wondrous Orthodox Arts Happening (WOAH), which took…

Aug 21, 2014
The Sounding

Short Video on the Meaning of Icons

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has an impressive collection of Byzantine iconography, and an equally impressive history of developing…

Aug 18, 2014
The Moving Icon

WOAH, that’s awesome! An Orthodox Arts and Media event on August 7th

WOAH! is about bringing together Orthodox artists and art lovers for celebration, fellowship, and to provide an organized, artistic witness for the public…

Aug 02, 2014
The Moving Icon

The Moving Icon: Brian Whirledge

Brian Whirledge, iconographer and artist, talks about his upbringing and inspirations behind his work. Brian also discusses what lead him to Orthodoxy…

Mar 01, 2014
The Sounding

Dead People and Why Icons Look Weird

If I say, “Hello,” it is not a stretch to think that the answer will be something like…well… “Hello.” However, if I say, “Hello” to…

Jul 11, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Icons and the Sunday of Orthodoxy

On Harmony of Thunder, Fr. David Smith tells us about the true meaning of Icons and the Sunday of Orthodoxy.

Mar 21, 2013

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