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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

Writing Icons

  • Aired: 04/09/2004
  • 04:51
  • Rating: NR
In the Orthodox Christian tradition, icons are said to be written, not painted. The Orthodox consider making icons more a form of prayer than art, and they believe the iconographer's hand is guided by God.
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Orthodox Christians consider writing icons to be a significant and scared form of prayer.
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