Emanuel Burke

Emanuel Burke

Writer

Emanuel Burke is a contemplative artist who works in iconography, illustration, design, and fine art. Learn more about his work on his website.

Anglican, with a Love of Icons

Posted on August 29, 2019
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Emanuel Burke previously shared his Anglican journey here: “Anglican, for the Love of God.” In this post below, Emanuel shares about his journey into iconography. If you’d like to support his work, check out his Patreon page. Icons? Aren’t they idolatrous? Many Western Christians, particularly in America, have a difficult time understanding why icons are so…

Anglican, for the Love of God: Emanuel Burke’s Anglican Journey

Posted on March 19, 2018
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Early Days The summers of my youth were spent in swimming pools, summer camps, and Southern Baptist “tent revivals.” I often felt pressured by those gatherings. There was always an expectation, though sometimes unspoken, to “make a decision,” pray at the “altar,” announce a “calling,” or say “just a few words” about your spiritual experience….