1 December 2012

Chasing Peacocks

Peacock by Jamaican artist Allan “Zion” Johnson. The peacock is a symbol of immortality because the ancients believed that the peacock had flesh that did not decay after death.

As such, early Christian paintings and mosaics use peacock imagery, and peacock feathers can be used during the Easter season as church decorations. This symbol of immortality is also directly linked to Christ. Read more

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