THE PROPHET ISAIAH
THE PROPHET ISAIAH - RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY - The aged prophet shown in three quarter view, his right hand raised in speech, carrying a scroll inscribed with his prophecy, his face rendered with contrasting shades, his himation painted bright pink, the rest of the composition dominated by tones of green 29½ x 15 in. (74.9 x 38 cm)
specialists in Russian icons
The Temple Gallery was founded by Richard Temple in 1959 as a centre for the study, restoration and exhibition of ancient Russian icons
Proving Jesus Is Black! Archeological Evidence and History of Iconoclasm
Christ's color is a touchy topic. It changes the gospel of the bible completely. Some say it doesn't matter. So why make him white? Find out the root of his image here and how it was changed.
The First Christians
Saint John Climacus (of the Ladder) The Fourth Sunday of Lent is dedicated to St John of the Ladder (Climacus), the author of the work, The Ladder of Divine Ascent. The abbot of St Catherine's Monastery on Mount Sinai (6th century) stands as a witness to the violent effort needed for entrance into God's Kingdom (Mt.10: 12). The spiritual struggle of the Christian life is a real one, "not against flesh and blood, but against ... the rulers of the present darkness
TRUE DEPICTION OF ISRAEL: Photo
Isaiah 25:7 And he will destroy in this mountain the face of the covering cast over all people, and the vail that is spread over all nations.