Light from Light

The idea for this work springs out of my 8 year project photographing the light of Italy in landscape and town. That collection, entitled Italian Light, was exhibited in Italy in the spring of 2010.

Light, for me, is a powerful part of creation and is redolent with theological implications. Light was the first thing created by God (Genesis 1) and He pronounced it “good”. God is light (I John 1:5) and light is one of the attributes of God. In both the old and new testaments of the Bible we understand light as being a powerful image.

Light, literally and metaphorically, holds the presence of God mysteriously-it is incarnational. It is God’s presence, but it is not God.a for this work springs out of my 8 year project photographing the light of Italy in landscape and town. That collection, entitled Italian Light, was exhibited in Italy in the spring of 2010.
Light, for me, is a powerful part of creation and is redolent with theological implications. Light was the first thing created by God (Genesis 1) and He pronounced it “good”. God is light (I John 1:5) and light is one of the attributes of God. In both the old and new testaments of the Bible we understand light as being a powerful image.

Light, literally and metaphorically, holds the presence of God mysteriously-it is incarnational. It is God’s presence, but it is not God.

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