Over the centuries artists have used various symbols to represent the Triune God.
Representing the Trinity in sacred art has always been a rather tall order. How does an artist represent this basic tenet of our faith that is so mysterious and incomprehensible?
Nevertheless, artists have done what they can to make the Trinity visible in a way that the Christian faithful can understand and recognize.
Besides painting the Trinity using human form, artists of the ancient world also created symbolic representations to identify our Trinitarian God. Here are five of those symbols that artists have used for centuries to represent the Blessed Trinity.