Ascension of the Lord
"Therefore it is said, "When he ascended on high he led a host of captives, and he gave gifts to men." (In saying, "He ascended," what does it mean but that he had also descended into the lower parts of the earth? He who descended is he who also ascended far above all the heavens, that he might fill all things.) " – Ephesians 4:8-10. Icon in the Notre Dame Institute in Jerusalem.
Let your Everlasting Light Shine: The Transfiguration or Metamorphosis of Christ
I have just finished a very large icon: it is a 20 x 25 inches and painting without an easel has been an exercise in patience and ingenuity. However, since the Transfiguration is a particularly bel…
Jesus with a Sword
Okay, so I didn't get this icon. But it is cool, no? When I converted to Orthodoxy, it's a long story, I took St Joseph the Betrothed as my patron
Is Kanye West Jesus Christ?
We’ve all heard it before…Kanye West gets a couple drinks in him, gets a little over confident and starts comparing himself to Jesus Christ. We all remember Kanye dressed like Jesu…
Jesus Christ the Great Hierarch icon (2)
Orthodox icon of Jesus Christ the Great Hierarch (2). This Orthodox Icon is made by iconographer Demetrios Chraniotis (Greece). (This icon is an original copy). The Great Hierarch is the depiction of Jesus Christ in the pontifical vestments. In Orthodox iconography, the Great Hierarch recreates symbolic naming of Jesu
Hand painted Byzantine Icon Of Jesus Christ The Great Archiebishop
HAND PAINTED BYZANTINE ICON OF JESUS CHRIST PANTOCRATOR ENTRONED The Great Archiebishop ON WOOD WITH GOLD LEAF 22 KARAT The icon image is MADE TO ORDER hand painted with a varnish layer ensuring waterproofing. It reflects our real belief in our religious tradition. You will get a carefully worked icon according to the style and the criteria required by the Cretan School of Mount Athos, prepared by an iconographer without other costs incurred, therefore the price contains no trading…