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Art and Image in Iconography

Ancient Image, Sacred Lines                  By Mary Jane Miller NEW WEBSITE DESIGN These are great resource for your church or school, books filled with spiritual imagery offering contemporary ideas with an old world feel for the divine. The images are bold, … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Know God.

A theologian once said, “it is necessary to go back to Mary if we want to return to that “truth about Jesus Christ,” “truth about the Church” and “truth about humankind” This is an amazing statement and one worth thinking … Continue reading

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Why Baptism, In This Day

On the first Sunday in Epiphany, Bishop William suggested the sacrament of Baptism is not simply about Jesus. Baptism is a choice to make ourselves available to transformation. The tradition and ritual of baptism has been handed down by the … Continue reading

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Sacred Christian Iconography

By reason of its long history and the dynamic concepts that controlled it, the growth of Christian iconography is rich and varied. Beginning with Byzantine Sacred Art in the early centuries of the Christian era, iconography portrays the human soul … Continue reading

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Sacred Iconography

Windows into Stillness March 28 to April 1, 2017 Painting icons in Lewes Delaware with Grains of Sand Most of have asked at least once, why are we here? What is the point? take time for  yourself to ask and … Continue reading

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Iconoclastic Iconographer Mary Jane Miller

Divine imagery straddling creativity and blasphemy and interview   with Patrick Timothy Mullikin All photos by Patrick Timothy Mullikin “You start with a white surface, which is the undifferentiated essence of God,” Mary Jane Miller says from her studio in … Continue reading

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Why do Saints Never Smile?

Over Four hundred time the word “joy” appears in the Bible, most of them referring to what awaits those who seek the presence of God. So why do icons never smile at us – portraits of Saints who have achieved … Continue reading

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