Before I publish my opinion on this “critique” of the Orthodox tradition, I would like first to read yourselves Dirksen’s text to have some idea.

Icons in Worship

From Dale B. H. Dirksen’s Icons for Evangelicals: the theology and use of icons in Orthodox Churches and potential applications for the use of symbol in contemporary Evangelical Churches

A survey of various ideas around the use of icons in worship. Included is a discussion around the historical Orthodox theology of icon and a related critique. Practical suggestions are given regarding the possibility of inclusion of icon in contemporary evangelical worship contexts. Included is a glossary of related terms.