SSA002: Kathryn Laffrey and Alix Murray discuss the amazing art of the British monastic isle of Lindisfarne with its ancient Christian faith and history of Viking raids, including such artifacts as the Lindisfarne Gospels and the Doomsday Stone. They delve into Christian iconography, discussing sun and moon symbolism, drawing connections between religious art, scripture, and Christian theology, emphasizing the narrative continuity and cultural universality in sacred art. The conversation, rich in historical and symbolic references, encourages listeners to explore and appreciate sacred art’s depth.
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Links for this episode:
- The Holy Island of Lindisfarne
- Lindisfarne Gospels – Wikipedia
- All you need to know about the Viking Domesday stone | The Viking Herald
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