Posts Tagged ‘Eastern Chrisitans’

The Resurrection of Christ: Western and Eastern Christian perspectives

Thursday, April 21st, 2022
Gerry Whiteford

If you are looking for a way to idle away a couple of hours (or more if you are really keen), in your internet search engine type in an entry that goes something like, “the Resurrection of Christ in Western Art.” There will, of course, be many, many entries, however, they will have substantial similarities Read more

Why do Eastern Christians make the Sign of the Cross ‘backwards’?

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

The Sign of the Cross is a gesture by which Christians signify the blessing of their person in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Other religions have similar practices, and it is difficult not to see in certain Jewish traditions the prefiguration of this particular Christian symbol, a physical, outward Read more