Christian symbols

2017-07-27T17:47:31+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Christian cross, Globus cruciger, Chi Rho, Wreath, Cross of St. Peter, Ichthys, Saltire, Triquetra, Christian laying on of hands, Cross pattée, Shamrock, Khachkar, Crossed fingers, Holy Spirit in Christianity, Holy Spirit (Christian denominational variations), Kiss of peace, Papal Cross, Symbolism in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints flashcards Christian symbols
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  • Christian cross
    The Christian Cross, seen as a representation of the instrument of the crucifixion of Jesus, is the best-known symbol of Christianity.
  • Globus cruciger
    The globus cruciger (Latin, "cross-bearing orb"), also known as the orb and cross, an orb (Latin globus) topped (Latin gerere, to wear) by a cross (Latin crux), has been a Christian symbol of authority since the Middle Ages, used on coins, in iconography, and with the sceptre as royal regalia.
  • Chi Rho
    The Chi Rho (/ˈkaɪ ˈroʊ/; also known as chrismon is one of the earliest forms of christogram, and is used by some Christians. It is formed by superimposing the first two (capital) letters chi and rho (ΧΡ) of the Greek word "ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ" = KHRistos = Christ in such a way to produce the monogram. Although not technically a Christian cross, the Chi-Rho invokes the authority of Jesus, as well as symbolising his status as the Jewish Messiah called Christ.
  • Wreath
    A wreath is an assortment of flowers, leaves, fruits, twigs or various materials that is constructed to resemble a ring.
  • Cross of St. Peter
    The Cross of St. Peter or Petrine Cross is an inverted Latin cross traditionally used as a Christian symbol, but in recent times also used as an Anti-Christian symbol.
  • Ichthys
    The ichthys or ichthus (/ˈɪkθəs/), from the Greek ikhthýs (ἰχθύς 1st cent. AD Koine Greek [ikʰˈtʰys], "fish"), is a symbol consisting of two intersecting arcs, the ends of the right side extending beyond the meeting point so as to resemble the profile of a fish.
  • Saltire
    A saltire is a heraldic symbol in the form of a diagonal cross, like the shape of the letter X in Roman type.
  • Triquetra
    (Not to be confused with Triquetrum (disambiguation).) Triquetra (/traɪˈkwɛtrə/; Latin tri- "three" and quetrus "cornered") originally meant "triangle" and was used to refer to various three-cornered shapes.
  • Christian laying on of hands
    Christian laying on of hands (Greek: cheirotonia - χειροτονία, literally, "laying-on of hands") is used in Christianity as both a symbolic and formal method of invoking the Holy Spirit primarily during baptisms and confirmations, healing services, blessings, and ordination of priests, ministers, elders, deacons, and other church officers, along with a variety of other church sacraments and holy ceremonies.
  • Cross pattée
    A cross pattée (or "cross patty" or "cross Pate", known also as "cross formée/formy") is a type of cross which has arms narrow at the center, and often flared in a curve or straight line shape, to be broader at the perimeter.
  • Shamrock
    A shamrock is a young sprig of clover, used as a symbol of Ireland.
  • Khachkar
    A khachkar, also known as an Armenian cross-stone (Armenian: խաչքար, pronounced [χɑtʃʰˈkʰɑɾ], խաչ xačʿ "cross" + քար kʿar "stone") is a carved, memorial stele bearing a cross, and often with additional motifs such as rosettes, interlaces, and botanical motifs.
  • Crossed fingers
    To cross one's fingers is a hand gesture commonly used to wish for luck.
  • Holy Spirit in Christianity
    For the majority of Christian denominations, the Holy Spirit or Holy Ghost is the third person (hypostasis) of the Trinity: the Triune God manifested as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit; each person itself being God.
  • Holy Spirit (Christian denominational variations)
    Christian denominations have variations in their teachings regarding the Holy Spirit.
  • Kiss of peace
    The kiss of peace is an ancient traditional Christian greeting.
  • Papal Cross
    The papal cross is an emblem for the office of the Pope in ecclesiastical heraldry.
  • Symbolism in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    Symbolism in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) is the process whereby objects or actions have been invested with an inner meaning expressing church ideas.
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