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7 Quick Takes Friday (My Icon Corner)

  A common fixture of the Eastern Christian home is the Icon Corner: a space, either a literal corner or a wall, used for daily prayer and meditation, usually adorned like a Church with numerous icons important to the persons … Continue reading

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Lenten Movies: Andrei Rublyov or The Passion According to Andrei

Andrei Rublyov was the greatest iconographer of the Middle Ages.  Little concrete is known about him or his life, except that in 1405 he helped to write the icons of the Muscovite Cathedral of the Annunciation under the tutelage of … Continue reading

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The Lure of Eastern Christianity

Most of us in America and the Western world in general know two faces of Christianity: Protestantism and Roman Catholicism.  Some are vaguely aware of an entity known as the Orthodox Church.  Hardly any have even heard of the Eastern … Continue reading

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The Fresco of Lady Gaga

The last three years have been a wild ride for young Stefani Germanotta.  In 2008, the small Italian girl from Manhattan released her debut album The Fame, for which she reinvented herself.  She died her hair blonde, put on some … Continue reading

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