Windows into Heaven: The Role of Icons in the Greek Orthodox Church

John Kostas

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/2008

Issue: A Cloud of Witnesses (Vol. 28, No 4, Fall, 2008)

Icons have been described as “dogma in paint” and “windows into heaven.” They are witnesses to the incarnation, God’s own icon, which declares that the divine Logos has become capable of human depiction.

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