Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick is Chief Content Officer of Ancient Faith Ministries. He has been podcasting since 2007 and is host of the Orthodox Engagement, Amon Sûl, Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy, and Roads from Emmaus podcasts, and co-host of The Lord of Spirits and The Areopagus Podcast.
Kanye West’s new album, named after his late mother Donda, was released on 29 August 2021 and since its release people have been asking me what I think of it and of his controversial collaboration with artists like DaBaby and Marilyn Manson.
The Symbolic World Website and Blog: http://www.thesymbolicworld.com
Orthodox Arts Journal: https://orthodoxartsjournal.org/jonat…
I look at 3 stanzas in St. Ephrem’s book ‘Hymns on Paradise’, as well as some of my recent videos about Scripture and a short text from the Gospel of St. Matthew about St. Peter walking on water. Hopefully this video can give listeners a clue as to how I draw different texts together to think about symbolism in Scripture.
The first results are in for my online carving class. Wonderful student carvings and reviews in the video. Sign up to my class to learn the important art of icon carving. https://jonathanpageau.thinkific.com/
Near my home lies a fairy forest. It started in the winter of 2020 and has gradually grown through the spring of 2021. At first blush, this folk...
Now that almost everyone accepts the use of contraception, the continued opposition of traditional Christians can seem stubborn. And since many...
This article takes a look at the symbolism of the mountain in order to eludicate the meaning behind the Transfiguration on Mount Tabor. To do this, it uses symbolism of the mountain across the globe (Asia, Indo-Europeans, Mesopotamia) and looks into the biblical symbolism of those higher realities.
The Vulnerary of Christ-The Mysterious Emblems of the Wounds in the Body and Heart of Jesus Christ has recently been published after a near century...
The cyclopes are commonly thought of as a race of one-eyed giants. This description, however, can be doubly misleading. Firstly, the cyclopes do not...
In which we explore the powerful new online hierarchies, their significance, potential and dangers.
Imagine being a member of a people, taken captive by a hostile, foreign state, having the fabric of one’s life shredded, one’s family, friends, sports clubs, associations, political parties, all other intermediary institutions forbidden from meeting, and then forced to live under the bureaucratic control of the alien power….
Jordan Peterson has repeatedly stressed the fact that we should set our own house in order before criticizing the world.((Peterson, Jordan. 12 Rules...
Choose a Category
Become a Patron!
Show your appreciation by pledging your support! Your monthly patronage allows us to continue to produce great content and stay engaged with our viewers.
Professional Icon Carver
Jonathan Pageau is a professional artist, writer and public speaker, giving workshops and conferences all around North America. He teaches carving, speaks on art, but mostly explores symbolic structures that underlie our experience of the world.
Articles on the The Symbolic World are contributed by several writers engaged with Jonathan in the exploration of Symbolism across all fields.