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icons of St. Michael the Archangel
« on: August 19, 2011, 05:21:24 AM »
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I can't find an icon of Archangel Michael that I am particularly drawn too.  PLEASE give suggestions, thanks!
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Re: icons of St. Michael the Archangel
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2011, 08:21:02 AM »
A Coptic icon:
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Re: icons of St. Michael the Archangel
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2011, 08:36:43 AM »
I like these two:

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Re: icons of St. Michael the Archangel
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2011, 09:56:28 AM »


I particularly like a style of Archangel Michael's icons where he is depicted with dark colors.
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Re: icons of St. Michael the Archangel
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2011, 11:50:37 AM »


I particularly like a style of Archangel Michael's icons where he is depicted with dark colors.
I have not seen this one before.  Does a vendor sell it?

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Re: icons of St. Michael the Archangel
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2011, 05:09:17 PM »


I particularly like a style of Archangel Michael's icons where he is depicted with dark colors.
I have not seen this one before.  Does a vendor sell it?

that is exactly what I'm looking for!  thank you!

I was able to find it here: http://www.easterngiftshop.com/angels/archangel-michael-icon--IcAMike2.html
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Re: icons of St. Michael the Archangel
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2011, 06:17:54 PM »
I noticed that the store recommended offers 4 pages of Eastern Catholic books so is it an Eastern Catholic store then?
In my neighbourhood no real Orthodox store would carry such items for fear of confusing the Orthodox faithful.

http://www.easterngiftshop.com/eastern-catholic--EasternCatholic.html

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Re: icons of St. Michael the Archangel
« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2011, 06:37:43 PM »
I noticed that the store recommended offers 4 pages of Eastern Catholic books so is it an Eastern Catholic store then?
In my neighbourhood no real Orthodox store would carry such items for fear of confusing the Orthodox faithful.

http://www.easterngiftshop.com/eastern-catholic--EasternCatholic.html

I believe it is.  The icon looks Orthodox to me, though.  And we know for sure that it was originally painted by an eastern Christian iconographer, not some hippie new-age "christian" artist.  That's good enough for me  ;)

I also noticed that they have sections with icons of Melkite/Maronite, Coptic, and Western saints.  very interesting, since I LOVE Coptic icons :)
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Re: icons of St. Michael the Archangel
« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2011, 03:41:55 PM »
I noticed that the store recommended offers 4 pages of Eastern Catholic books so is it an Eastern Catholic store then?
In my neighbourhood no real Orthodox store would carry such items for fear of confusing the Orthodox faithful.

http://www.easterngiftshop.com/eastern-catholic--EasternCatholic.html

I believe it is.  The icon looks Orthodox to me, though.  And we know for sure that it was originally painted by an eastern Christian iconographer, not some hippie new-age "christian" artist.  That's good enough for me  ;)

I also noticed that they have sections with icons of Melkite/Maronite, Coptic, and Western saints.  very interesting, since I LOVE Coptic icons :)

personally I would try to buy from stores owned by Eastern orthodox Christians and not eastern catholics whoblur the lines between orthodoxy 7 catholicism.