Symbols of Lazarianism

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The [[Lazarianism | Church of Lazarian]] has several '''central symbols of holy and traditional importance''' that represent the faith, its teachings, and honor some of its great figures.
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The [[Lazarian Orkanan | United Lazarian Congregations of Auresia]] has several '''symbols of holy and traditional importance''' that represent the faith, its teachings, and honor some of its great figures.
==Divine Symbology==
==Divine Symbology==
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====Penitent Mantle====
====Penitent Mantle====
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Mounted atop the steeples of Lazarian Chapels, topping the staves carried by curates and hierarchs and sitting atop a tall pedastal behind the pulpit of the chapels, the Penitent Mantle is a representation of the slumped shoulders of the "''world-weary, empty-souled sinner, seeking salvation and renewal...and thus does it also represent the lowered head and shoulders of a humble believer, giving prayer and praise to his Maker''".
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Mounted atop the steeples of Lazarian sanctuaries, topping the staves carried by curates and sitting atop a tall pedastal behind the pulpit of the sanctuaries, the Penitent Mantle is a representation of the slumped shoulders of the "''world-weary, empty-souled sinner, seeking salvation and renewal...and thus does it also represent the lowered head and shoulders of a humble believer, giving prayer and praise to Vind''".
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====Five-Pointed Star====
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Representative of the Maker, the five-pointed star is both symbolic of his attributes and their unique purposes and of the light of life, love and grace that is the Maker.
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==Historical Symbology==
==Historical Symbology==
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====The Lion====
====The Lion====
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The animal used in the Immaculate Text to symbolize authority, law and impartiality to the faithful.
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The animal used to symbolize authority, law and impartiality to the faithful.
====The Eagle====
====The Eagle====
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The animal used in the Immaculate Text to symbolize disciplined strength, standing up for the weak and the defense against wickedness.
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The animal used to symbolize disciplined strength, standing up for the weak and the defense against wickedness.
====The Dove====
====The Dove====
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The animal used in the Immaculate Text to symbolize love, compassion and thankfulness.
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The animal used to symbolize love, compassion and thankfulness.
====The Owl====
====The Owl====
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The animal used in the Immaculate Text to symbolize wisdom and patient knowledge.
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The animal used to symbolize wisdom and patient knowledge.
====The Raven====
====The Raven====
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The animal used in the Immaculate Text to symbolize the the cycle of life.
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The animal used to symbolize the the cycle of life.
[[Category:Lazarianism]]
[[Category:Lazarianism]]

Latest revision as of 20:41, 12 October 2019

The United Lazarian Congregations of Auresia has several symbols of holy and traditional importance that represent the faith, its teachings, and honor some of its great figures.

Contents

Divine Symbology

Penitent Mantle

Mounted atop the steeples of Lazarian sanctuaries, topping the staves carried by curates and sitting atop a tall pedastal behind the pulpit of the sanctuaries, the Penitent Mantle is a representation of the slumped shoulders of the "world-weary, empty-souled sinner, seeking salvation and renewal...and thus does it also represent the lowered head and shoulders of a humble believer, giving prayer and praise to Vind".

Historical Symbology

The Lion

The animal used to symbolize authority, law and impartiality to the faithful.

The Eagle

The animal used to symbolize disciplined strength, standing up for the weak and the defense against wickedness.

The Dove

The animal used to symbolize love, compassion and thankfulness.

The Owl

The animal used to symbolize wisdom and patient knowledge.

The Raven

The animal used to symbolize the the cycle of life.

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