#2 Miles Milestalks about the difference between Eastern a

#2: Miles: Milestalks about the difference between Eastern and Western Christian use ofreligious images. Icons are much more common in the East, raising the issue ofjust what this image IS. Is a picture of a saint simply a representation ofthat saint, or does it somehow contain some of the power of the saint? Canmaterial objects contain within them some of the energy or essence of what/whothey represent? Do you hold onto a photograph or souvenir of a loved one onlyto remember them? Or do you somehow also feel connected, as if you were holdinga part of them? What do you believe?

#2 Miles Milestalks about the difference between Eastern a

#2: Miles: Milestalks about the difference between Eastern and Western Christian use ofreligious images. Icons are much more common in the East, raising the issue ofjust what this image IS. Is a picture of a saint simply a representation ofthat saint, or does it somehow contain some of the power of the saint? Canmaterial objects contain within them some of the energy or essence of what/whothey represent? Do you hold onto a photograph or souvenir of a loved one onlyto remember them? Or do you somehow also feel connected, as if you were holdinga part of them? What do you believe?