How Does Art Connect Us to God?
Art can also connect us to God through the beauty we perceive in it.
Prominent in art is the use of symbols. A symbol is a sign that points to something beyond itself. For example, a white lily represents purity and resurrection life for Christians. The crucifix--the cross with Christ's body hanging from it--is an important Christian symbol. Most Protestants, Catholics, and Orthodox Christians wear a cross as jewelry to remind themselves of Christ's love.