Christianity

Symbolism of the Color Purple

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Definition
Symbolizes royalty and associated concepts.

In Christianity, purple is the color for penitence and mourning, and is thus the liturgical color for Lent. It is also the color of royalty, and the liturgical color of Advent.

Sources

  1. Kumar, Nitin. “Color Symbolism in Buddhist Art.” Exotic India Art. 1 Feb. 2002. Excerpts reprinted with permission of the author.

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Title Symbolism of the Color Purple
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Last UpdatedJanuary 31, 2021
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MLA Citation “Symbolism of the Color Purple.” ReligionFacts.com. 31 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021. <religionfacts.com/purple>