Episode 4: Secrecy, Symbols And Mystery

Why is Christianity so steeped in symbols? In this episode of Decoding Christianity, host Christy Kenneally asks how the faith developed such a rich symbolic language. He revisits Christianity’s origins as a persecuted underground movement, and explains how early followers used secret signs to identify themselves to one another. He also discovers how the cross went from a symbol of shame to a powerful and glorious image, and reveals the importance of mystery to Christian practice.

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