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Christian symbology

Doug Gray

Christian symbology

a collection of symbol definitions, liturgical terms, images & illustrations

by Doug Gray

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Published by Instant Publisher in Collierville, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian art and symbolism,
  • Signs and symbols

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-332) and index.

    StatementDoug Gray.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV150 .G68 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination350 p. :
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23196011M
    ISBN 101598728067
    ISBN 109781598728064
    LC Control Number2007923406

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    Dove: symbol of the Holy Ghost and used especially in representations of our Lord's Baptism and the Pentecost. It also symbolizes the release of the soul in death, and is used to recall Noe's dove, a harbinger of hope. Peacock: As a symbol of immortality (even St. Augustine believed the peackock's flesh to have "antiseptic qualities" and that it didn't corrupt), the peacock became a symbol of. The aim of this book is to seek a true understanding of the secret signs, sacred symbols, and other indicators of the arcane, hidden world that are so thickly clustered around us. During this process, we’ll shed light on the cultural, psychological, and anthropological nature of our signs and symbols.

    Christian symbols were first mentioned in writing by Clement of Alexandria ( AD) in Paedogogus 3, "And let our seals be either a dove, or a fish, or a ship scudding before the wind, or a musical lyre, which Polycrates used, or a ship's anchor, which Seleucus got engraved as a device; and if there be one fishing, he will remember the apostle, and the children drawn out of the water.". Peabody, Massachusetts, J Christian Book Distributors, also known as CBD and with a website of , will consolidate all various company brands to Christianbook. President and CEO Ray Hendrickson explains the background of the decision: “When we started the business 40 years ago out of Mom and Dad’s house, we came up with [ ].


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