Saturday, January 6, 2007

photograph of God


"the only known photograph of God"
photography by Thomas Merton
(courtesy of the Merton Legacy Foundation)

4 comments:

  1. what is really going on in this photo? I feel, that it some kind of the ikon, but I don't understand! Could someone explain it for me? Why it is called "photography of God"?

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  2. it is kind of a joke, Anonymous. Obviously one cannot photograph God (other than that everything that one can photograph is, in its own way, a reflection of God). But we have these sub-conscious images of what God is, and can do, like lift us up. This photographs is kind of a play on that, I think.

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  3. Thank You Beth. People who belong to God have special sense of humor, just like HE has...

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