The icon as true image of humanity

REFLECTIONS FOR THE SOUL

The icon reveals to us the true image of humanity transfigured and deified; it is the image of the kingdom of heaven, the kingdom that is to come and that will restore the harmony that is now marred by sin – Irina Yazykova, Hidden and Triumphant: The Underground Struggle to Save Russian Iconography (2010).

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