Religious Symbols

This page lists all the various symbols in the Religious Symbols category.

Religious symbolism is the use of symbols, including archetypes, acts, artwork, events, or natural phenomena, by a religion. Religions view religious texts, rituals, and works of art as symbols of compelling ideas or ideals. Symbols help create a resonant mythos expressing the moral values of the society or the teachings of the religion, foster solidarity among adherents, and bring adherents closer to their object of worship.

Symbols in this category:

Dove

With its pure white feathers, softly rounded body and gentle demeanor, the dove is one of the most ubiquitous symbols of peace, innocence and purity. On the other hand, the dove’s symbolism is considerably more complex than notions such as these, and in some cases those complexities can prove quite surprising.

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Druze Flag

This flag represents the approximately one million people who are followers of Druze, a rich yet secretive religion centered primarily in Syria and Lebanon, as well as parts of Jordan and Israel.

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Druze Star

A symbol such as this one might not look out of place at a child’s birthday celebration, but it is in fact the emblem of a relatively obscure religion that possesses a rich and eclectic cultural history.

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Eight-Armed Sun Cross

The eight-armed sun cross represents the Pagan Wheel of the Year.

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Elephant

As one of the animal kingdom's largest and most powerful members, the elephant carries important symbolism in many cultures.

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Elven Star

The Elven Star or the 7 pointed star has many different uses. One is to keep secrets safe from prying eyes of other magicians.

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Emblem of the Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic fraternal service organization. Founded by Father Michael J. McGivney in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1882, it was named in honor of the mariner Christopher Columbus. Originally serving as a mutual benefit society to working class and immigrant Catholics in the United States, it developed into a fraternal benefit society dedicated to providing charitable services, promoting Catholic education and Catholic public policy positions, and actively defending Catholicism in various nations.

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Endless Knot

In essence, the term "endless knot" can be applied to a variety of designs that can be drawn or created without the tool ever leaving the creation surface.

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Ensō

The Ensō is a simple calligraphic design originating from Zen Buddhism.

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Ethiopian cross

Ethiopian crosses are symbols of Christianity in Ethiopia.

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Evangelization Cross

This form of the Christian cross represents the process of evangelization.

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Evangelization Cross (alternate #1)

This form of the Christian cross represents the process of evangelization.

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Evangelization Cross (alternate #2)

This form of the Christian cross represents the process of evangelization.

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Eye of Providence ( or all-seeing eye of God)

The Eye of Providence (or the all-seeing eye of God) is a symbol showing an eye often surrounded by rays of light or a glory and usually enclosed by a triangle.

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Faith Militant

The symbol of the Faith Militant from Game of Thrones.

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