Religious Symbols

Visible signs (art, icons, illustrations, personifications, or objects) that stand for abstract or intangible religious concepts.

Quick Facts

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15353
Names
religious symbolism
church symbolism
symbolism, church
symbolism, religious
religieuze symboliek Dutch
simbolismo religioso Spanish
simbolismo Spanish
símbolos religiosos Spanish

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Refers to the practice of representing tangible objects or personifications as signs of religious beliefs or ideals.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300055874. The J. Paul Getty Trust.