The discovery of an owl could bode well for the family, given the meaning of religious symbols.
For some, it’s a kind of trickster. For others, a symbol of meditative solitude.
“Wait … is that St. Scholastica or St. Adalsinda?”
According to mythical tales, panthers were thought to be so gentle only dragons were their enemies.
A replica of the most famous work by the anonymous “Master of Taüll” is still there in the church, deep in the Pyrenees.
Spoiler: It’s not all about Jonah.
Often confused with each other, aureoles and “almonds” play a key role in Christian iconography.
Bears, depending on context, might imply one thing or its exact opposite in Christian iconography.
Round, cruciform, and even triangular halos are relatively common in Christian iconography, but square ones?
A fundamental necessity of life, salt has been used since ancient times for many different purposes, and is heavily loaded with spiritual meaning.