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Christian symbols

Whether carved on first-century tombs, incorporated into medieval art, or tattooed on twenty-first century bodies, symbols have always played an important role in the Christian religion.

Further Reading

Christian Symbols CD-ROM and Book. Dover Publications, 2004.

Ferguson, George. Signs and Symbols in Christian Art: With Illustrations from Paintings from the Renaissance. Oxford University Press, USA, 1965.

Klein, Patricia S.. Worship Without Words: The Signs and Symbols of Our Faith. Paraclete Press, 2006.

Taylor, Richard. How to Read a Church: A Guide to Symbols and Images in Churches and Cathedrals. HiddenSpring, 2005.

Whittemore, Carroll E.. Symbols of the Church. Abingdon Press, 1987.

Williamson, Beth. Christian Art: A Very Short Introduction . .

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MLA Citation “Christian symbols.” ReligionFacts.com. 18 Nov. 2016. Web. Accessed 20 Feb. 2017. <www.religionfacts.com/christianity/symbols>

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