On Icons: The Second Commandment

It is my usual habit to deal first with the text rather than dealing with arguments because once I establish my argument from the text, I can pretty much rebut the responses based on what the text is saying. But sometimes there is so much theological grid-work set up that an argument from the text […]

On Icons: The Christological Argument

This argument is by far the most theologically grounded argument for the use of icons relying heavily on the fact that God became incarnate and was depicted as perfect God and perfect Man in space and time. As such, it is also, ironically, the least used argument by the laity and the least recognized argument […]