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Palms, Religion meaning?
I was told that open palms in religious paintings
meant something once and I forgot what that was. Could you tell me
what it means?
- Melissa, FL
Wireskin wrote us with this answer:
boring as it is
here is the
Dave Jantz shared his inspiration with us:
I may have found an explanation for the question on
"open palms in religious paintings". I found an excerpt from
biblical related text that reads:
"For there can be no gifts without needs, and only open hands can
receive or give a blessing. Truly, God's power is made perfect in
weakness, and it is weakness -- our need for each other and for God
-- that permits us to rejoice in the mutual exchange of gifts that
we celebrate today".
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