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graven image

Chiefly Bible a carved image used as an idol
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One of Paula Rego's pieces on display in her Graven Images exhibition at Birmingham's Waterhall Gallery.
The prohibition against graven images is more precisely about the obligations of true worship, not about the creative pursuit of the arts.
On Tuesdays activities, including dot painting and sponge printing, will be in the Activity Zone from 11am to 4pm and every Wednesday there is storytelling with Rich Stokes in the Paula Rego Graven Images exhibition at the Waterhall gallery of Modern Art (1pm to 4pm).
Passages from Scriptures that Christians consider holy say not to make graven images of God (and Jesus, traditionally considered divine, is part of the Christian Godhead), yet images of Christ represent some of the most reproduced pictures in history (one thinks of Leonardo Da Vinci's "Last Supper" or Holman Hunt's "Christ Standing at the Door" or Warner Sallman's "Head of Christ").
The sect says the new anti-terrorist laws conflict with their Biblical taboos about making graven images.
The bill lists the Second Commandment as a prohibition on graven images, a passage that is not found in the Roman Catholic version.
For example, the traditional commandment against graven images is transformed into a personal commitment to authenticity; the commandment to observe the Sabbath becomes a commitment to relax; the admonition to honor one's parents becomes a commitment to practice forgiveness in daily life.
As a Klausenberg Hasidic Jew, he believes use of his image violates the Second Commandment's prohibition against graven images.
Surprisingly, major European capitals are not ablaze, given that disgruntled Muslims recently torched part of Paris and that the Koran supposedly forbids graven images of Islam's prophets.
The big deal is that Muslims don't do graven images.
Lutherans ignore the commandment about graven images from the
I've been involved in designing for about 17 years but for the last 12 I've worked with a firm called Graven Images and I love it.