Mormon Symbols: The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints Symbolism

A Beehive, One of the Most Prominent LDS Symbols/Mormon Symbols

The Mormon religion was founded in 1830 by Joseph Smith, Jr. (1805-1844). Smith claimed that he had been led to a set of golden plates buried on a hill near his home by an angel named Moroni. These plates were said to be inscribed with an account of ancient inhabitants of America and their dealings with God, who, in Christian theology, is the Supreme Being and Creator of all things. In today’s post, we will be delving into the symbolism of … Continue reading the article

The Lion Of Judah In Christianity And Judaism – Judah’s Lion Explained

The Lion of Judah, AKA Judah's Lion as a Religious Symbol in Christianity and Judaism

We will be delving into religious symbolism in today’s post and examine the Lion of Judah. Why was Jesus called the Lion of Judah? How important is it in Judaism and Christianity? Here are all the answers to those questions. Lion Symbolism in General – What Do Lions Represent? The lion is a majestic and ferocious animal often depicted as the king of the jungle or savannah. It symbolizes royalty, power, and nobility. Lions also symbolize bravery because it is a … Continue reading the article

Jewish Symbols And Their Meanings: The Symbols of Judaism Explained

A Mezuah with Intricate Design, Jewish Symbols Collection

Carrying on our series on religious symbols, we will be discussing Judaism symbols in today’s post. Without further ado, here is our extensive list of Jewish symbols, their meanings and importance for the people of the faith. Mezuzah Mezuzah is a Hebrew word meaning doorpost, indicating the usage of this highly valued religious Jewish symbol. Jews place it on the doors of their homes, where it serves as a constant reminder of God’s presence in their lives and their allegiance to … Continue reading the article

Seven Deadly Sins Symbols: The List With Colors And Animals Corresponding To 7 Cardinal Sins

Seven Deadly Sins Symbols List, A Word Cloud for Seven Cardinal Sins

In today’s post we will discuss the seven deadly sins, also known as the seven cardinal sins, in Christianity, namely, lust, gluttony, greed (avarice), sloth, wrath, envy and pride. Let us get right into it, here is everything you should know about the seven deadly sins, symbols, animals and colors representing them. The Seven Deadly Sins: Origin and Religious Connotations The history of the seven deadly sins is linked with religion, to be exact, Christianity. The list can be traced back … Continue reading the article

Maltese Cross: Its Meaning, Symbolism And Origin

A Maltese Cross in Red And Yellow Colors, Fire Department Symbol's Inspiration

Today’s post is about the Maltese cross, a variation of the cross symbol that you might be very familiar with if you have a firefighter in your family or circle of friends. Without further ado, here is everything you should know about the Maltese cross, including the story of its origin, meaning and symbolism behind it as well as the modern uses of the symbol. The Maltese Cross’s Origin: The Order of Saint John Also Known As The Knights of Malta … Continue reading the article

Jerusalem Cross (The Crusader Cross) Meaning, Symbolism And Origin

Crusader Cross AKA Jerusalem Cross in Red and Black, Meaning and Symbolism Explained

In this article, we will examine one of the most popular Christian cross variants of history; the Jerusalem cross. Here is everything you need to know about the origin and history of the symbol known as the cross of Jerusalem as well as meanings and symbolism associated with it. The Origin and History of The Jerusalem Cross Also known by many other names such as the crusader cross, the cross and crosslets, the Cantonese cross and the five-fold cross, the Jerusalem … Continue reading the article

Different Types Of Crosses And Their Meanings – Christian Cross Variants

Ankh the Ancient Symbol from Egypt

In today’s post, we will be delving into the meaning and symbolism behind one of  the most popular symbols in the world, namely, the cross. Here is our extensive list of all the different types of crosses including both non-Christian and Christian variations. Christian Cross Variants Naturally, we will start our list with the variants of the Christian cross and when we say ‘Christian cross’, the first thing that comes to mind is, of course, the plain, old Latin cross. Latin … Continue reading the article