Monday, November 14, 2016
Christ: Judgment and Mercy
Christ: Judgment and Mercy:
"The image is jarring, unsettling, even a little bit scary. Most icons are inviting. But the Christ Pantocrator icon, especially the oldest known version, the one found at St. Catherine’s monastery in Egypt, gives one pause. The icon depicts Christ with two quite different facial expressions juxtaposed together. As one gazes at the right, Christ’s …"
Posted by Beth Marie at 8:41 PM