Table of Contents

Introduction
A Brief Overview Of The Use Of Icon In The Orthodox Church
The Understanding of Tradition in the Orthodox Church
Origins of the Use of Icons
The Development Of The Theology of Icons
The Edict of Milan
Image as Equal to Word
The Kenosis of God
Icons Represent the “Person” Of The Subject
Latreia vs Proskinesis
Iconoclastic Controversies and The Defense of Icons
The Seventh Ecumenical Council
Themes and Examples of Icons
Some Physical Features of Icons
Transcendence In Icons
Some Examples of Icons
The Iconostasis
Practical Uses of Icons