Short writings from Taizé

16. Icons


What are icons? What do they mean? Don’t
they contradict the Bible’s prohibition of
images? Can icons help me to pray?

This booklet suggests answers to these
questions, using as specific examples the icons
in the Church of Reconciliation at Taizé.

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Last updated: 23 February 2012

Short writings from Taizé

These short texts from Taizé, written by some of the brothers, wish to offer an approach to the fundamental wellsprings of the faith. Inspired by the experience of the young adult meetings that take place around the community year after year, they examine questions that are vital for Christians today.

Printed copies, for many of these titles, are available from Taizé. Buy Online.