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2015 Icon Classes Schedule

Summer Greetings! Soon, we will be back into the rhythm of icon classes. I hope your summer has been fruitful! A new year of teaching is always a gift in looking forward. An interesting quote from my phi beta kappa journal, “Practice anticipates, and seeks to prepare for, what the situation that we hope to perform in may be like…it is our […]

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A Discourse in Iconography Part 2

From “A Discourse in Iconography,” by Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco Christianity is the inspiration of the world. Christ founded His Church in order to inspire, to transfigure the world, to cleanse it from sin and bring it to that state in which it will exist in the age to come. Christianity was […]

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A Discourse in Iconography, Part 1

From “A Discourse in Iconography,” by Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco Iconography began on the day our Lord Jesus Christ pressed a cloth to His face and imprinted His divine-human image thereon. According to tradition, Luke the Evangelist painted the image of the Mother of God; and, also according to tradition, there still […]

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