Picturing the Trinity: Rublev’s icon and the myth of East/West divisions

Picturing the Trinity: Rublev’s icon and the myth of East/West divisions

There is a famous story, which I have told myself on occasion in the past, of how the different ways of depicting the Trinity in Eastern and Western Christian art demonstrates the different doctrinal emphases that the two traditions developed. The Eastern tradition is identified with Rublëv’s icon of the Holy Trinity, pictured above.

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Rutherford House Blog Competition

An announcement from the Research Committee of Rutherford House: The 2013 Rutherford House Edinburgh Dogmatics Conference will take place on September 2-5 (details here); the subject will be ‘The Doctrine of Scripture’. To promote engagement with the topic around and beyond the conference, we are pleased to announce a competition for the best blog post on the topic of the doctrine of Scripture published between now and 31st August; the prize will be six books from Rutherford House, likely to be proceedings of previous conferences, which feature essays by Bruce McCormack, N.T. Wright, Richard Bauckham, John Webster, and others (but we’ll negotiate with anyone who already has a complete set!) Rutherford House will feature links to some entries on its Facebook...

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