In Theology, Divine Light, also called Divine Radiance or Divine Refulgence, is an aspect of Divine Presence, specifically an unknown and mysterious ability of God, Angels, or Human Beings to express themselves communicatively through spiritual means, rather than through physical capacities.441 more words
The Painter Monk The practice of iconography grew increasingly popular in the latter half of the 14th century and Russia caught the iconographic bug. Regional schools of icon painting popped up all around. 865 more words
Almost forgot to wish everyone a Happy Ecclesiastical New Year! September 1 is the first day of the new Liturgical year in the Orthodox Church. Did you make any resolutions for the new year? 68 more words
The Beheading of the Prophet, Forerunner of the Lord, John the Baptist: The Evangelists Matthew (Mt.14:1-12) and Mark (Mark 6:14-29) provide accounts about the martyric end of John the Baptist in the year 32 after the Birth of Christ.