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Any visual image used as a marker.
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"[Dead and preserved] animals were used as imperial symbols on the walls of government buildings and serve the same importance between the icons." The Orthodox Christian icons, and the implied iconography within all of the works, serve a central role in IRWIN'S artistic expression.
The quality of the thirty-two pages of photographs, most of which are architectural or Christian icons, is excellent.
1977-78, a multipanel, freestanding wall of Christian icons, could have issued only from the hand of a believer.
Larry Flynt" for its sexually suggestive imagery mixed with Christian icons. In 2005, the courts denied a request to remove a fashion clothing billboard depicting female models and a shirtless man in a scene from The Last Super.
TWO CHRISTIAN icons, which had been stolen from churches in the occupied north after the 1974 Turkish invasion are expected to be returned to Cyprus in the coming days.
A January 2007 symposium in Los Angeles was held in conjunction with an exhibition of Christian icons and manuscripts from Sinai.
Austin, a devout Catholic, here invites fellow Catholics to make a pilgrimage to Mexico to uncover its cultural identity and Catholic roots, pairing color photos of Christian icons and art with a survey of Mexico's Catholic cultural heritage.
From white marble statues of Greek and Roman gods to gleaming medieval Christian icons to a huge red Ottoman tent, an exhibition devoted to Istanbul seeks to expand French awareness of the city's multicultural heritage in a country deeply skeptical of Turkey's European aspirations.
As I contemplated this, I was interested to receive an email from the Sikh Community Action Network expressing "anguish at the abuse of the Bible and Christian icons".

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