Can icons representing the Father be venerated?

Patristic theology, and traditional teachings of Orthodoxy from the Church fathers of apostolic times to the present.

Moderators: Maria, phpBB2 - Administrators

User avatar
Sr Member
Posts: 569
Joined: Fri 5 May 2017 8:39 pm
Faith: True Orthodox
Jurisdiction: Inquiring
Location: United States

Re: Can icons representing the Father be venerated?

Postby Justice » Wed 11 October 2017 11:46 pm

There is the argument that since Christ became man, we can portray him but the Father, hasn't taken on a human form nor has the Holy Spirit. While an icon may have been used in ancient times during the service, that doesn't make it venerable.
"The church is your hope, the church is your salvation, the church is your refuge." St. John Chrysostom

Return to “Theology and Tradition”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests