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The New Meaning of Trinity

Dec 19, 2017

The new meaning of the Trinity depicts the Holy Father, the son and the Holy Spirit, although they are more familiar with the Western model, but they are actually Greek lineages. Christ can be both an adult and a baby sitting on his father's knee, which is the norm in the early Greek description. This type is also known as the patriarchal icon. Since eleventh Century, after the decline of Constantinople and the influence of the west, when a adult Christ became a norm, it began to be widely used in orthodox art. The father was the ancient painting of the sky, and an old white beard used a very special kind of spirit. The Holy Spirit is shown as a white dove, with a halo like the father. The dove can be placed between the father and the son, or the dove can appear in the light of the father's mouth, as if the Holy Spirit was sent to him.

Interestingly, in the Russian Orthodox Church, the description of the father of God is prohibited. However, when the antitrinitrarians movement became stronger, in the medieval Novgorod, a new image appeared: Spas Vethiy Denmi -- God or Jesus Christ as the eternal Savior. In this type of icons, Jesus Christ is depicted as an old white haired man. The basis of this image is the theory of androgyny, and the father of Jesus is one. This is very similar to the fact that God's father used the icon of the trinity of the New Testament; until the Archbishop of Moscow in 1667, this is a question of theological debate whether from Daniel, the book of heaven is the father of Christ or God. On the basis of the reasons for the ancient ruins of the Western church and the depiction of God's father, for example, in the statement of the 1745 Bennie Dick fourteen.

787 the two will confirm that the description of Jesus Christ is allowed because he becomes a man; it is not clear to the father. Usually the Triune orthodox representative is visiting Abraham through the three angels in the "trinity of the Old Testament" - the "Lord" in the text. However, in the Greek world, the post Byzantine expression similar to the west is not uncommon. The theme has always been sensitive, and the Archbishop of Russian Orthodox Church in Moscow in the last 1667 prohibits the description of father in human form, though other Orthodox churches sometimes do not comply with this ruling. Here refers to the canon, because it explains the theme of Russian Orthodox theology.