Christian Symbols


Whether carved on ancient tombs, incorporated into medieval art, or tattooed on 21st-century bodies, symbols have always played an important role in the Christian religion.

Table of Contents


  1. Taylor, Richard, How to Read a Church: A Guide to Symbols and Images in Churches and Cathedrals (HiddenSpring, 2005).
  2. Ferguson, George, Signs and Symbols in Christian Art: With Illustrations from Paintings from the Renaissance (Oxford University Press, USA, 1965).
  3. Klein, Patricia S., Worship Without Words: The Signs and Symbols of Our Faith (Paraclete Press, 2006).
  4. Whittemore, Carroll E., Symbols of the Church (Abingdon Press, 1987).
  5. Williamson, Beth, Christian Art: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: : Oxford University Press, 2004).

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Title Christian Symbols
Last UpdatedJanuary 31, 2021
MLA Citation “Christian Symbols.” 31 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021. <>