Tag: The Mystery of God and Veils


18
Jan 2019

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about sacred images; today I want to write about something that serves as a sort of complement to sacred images, veils. Sacred images remind us that God has made himself known and sanctified us through the humanity of Jesus Christ; veils remind us that in this life we still receive the divine light through the veil of faith, rather than the face-to-face vision of the heavenly kingdom. One ancient Christian writer put it this way: “We cannot be enlightened by the divine rays except they......

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