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Immanuel and St Andrew's Retreat
Wychcroft House 11th - 13th February 2005.

Collages and icons.

Below is a view of the chapel with our collages and the icons around the walls. Most striking among the icons is perhaps the permanent feature of the chapel - the cross-shaped painting 'Christ the worker' over the altar, which shows Jesus with the marks of crucifixion but dressed as a carpenter. In the left column are some of the historic icons and below the main picture close-up views of some of the items around the walls of the chapel. (Unfortunately, time did not permit making a record of all of them.) The first icon on the left - Rublev's 'The Hospitality of Abraham' - picks up one the themes of the retreat.

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The chapel with collages and icons around the walls. Below - some close-ups.

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Note - Copyright. 'The Hospitality of Abraham' and the other historic/traditional icon images below it on this page (left column) are believed to be public domain. Apologies are offered if any copyright has been infringed. Please notify the webmaster if you are aware of any infringement. Note also that the copyright applying to this and other pages on this site does not extend to the historic/traditional icon images.

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Icon - Hospitality of Abraham - Rublev (Rublev-trinity2a.jpg)
'The Hospitality of Abraham' by the great Russian icon painter Andrei Rublev (c1360-1430). It is also regarded as an icon of the Trinity and one of the world's most famous icons.

Icon - Christ the Pantokrator (ChristPantokrator6thcent.jpg)
One of the earliest existing icons of Christ, dating from the 6th Century - 'Christ the Pantokrator' (Ruler of all). From the Monastery of St Catherine, at Mount Sinai.

Icon - Christ the Pantokrator (another version) (ChristPantokrator2.jpg)
Another icon of 'Christ the Pantokrator' - artist unknown.

Icon - St Paul - Rublev (StPaulIcon.jpg)
An icon of St Paul by Andrei Rublev.

Icon - the Annunciation (AnnunciationIcon.jpg)
A Coptic icon of the Annunciation. The Coptic Church is the Orthodox Church of Egypt, traditionally founded by St Mark the Evangelist in the 1st Century.


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