Religious Tradition

The Sacred Traditions of Art that exist within the worlds Great Religions.

Latest Addition posted January 23, 2021

Peresvet, Oslyabya, Divine Gloom

Oleg Korolev

The key to understanding the symbolism of the painting’s composition is found in the interpretations of the “Mystical Theology” of Saint Dionysius the Areopagite. As you maybe aware, the most Luminous Darkness, of the Divine Gloom is a theological term from the Orthodox Apophatic theology, which is based on the” negative” way of perception on it’s way of the search for the Ultimate truth through the denial of everything that which is not It.

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The Function Of Art

One of the essential characteristics of art, which consists in a certain intrinsic ‘affinity’ of art with religion, which in certain ways renders artists interpreters of the infinite perfections of God, and particularly of the beauty and harmony of God’s creation.


Added on May 24, 2020

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