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Acta Theologica

versão On-line ISSN 2309-9089

Acta theol. vol.28  supl.11 Bloemfontein  2008

 

The spirituality of Andrei Rublev's Icon of Holy Trinity

 

 

J. Reimer

Professor Extraordinarius: Missiology. Department of Christian Spirituality, Church History and Missiology, University of South Africa, Unisa 0003

 

 


ABSTRACT

This article focuses on the work of Rublev who is considered to be the greatest medieval Russian Orthodox painter of icons and frescoes and whose work has influenced generations of Russian artists, theologians, writers and philosophers. It examines Rublev's spirituality, both historically and theologically, with specific attention to the Icon of the Holy Trinity which is considered to be his most important work.

Keywords: Rublev, Trinity, Icon


Trefwoorde: Rublev, Drie-eenheid, Ikoon


 

 

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