TITLE

CLOAKS OF PROTECTION: Binding for the Spirit

AUTHOR(S)
Cope, Louise Todd
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Fall96, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that the cloak of protection is a symbol with a 5,000-year history. It says that there is a mention of this symbol in Jewish literature. It states that the reference of the symbol is to God, who covers people with a cloak of protection, shielding vulnerability so that people's hearts can open wide. It is stated that a cloak of protection gives visual patterns of where one has come from and where he is going, and also illuminates the intricate layers of reality.
ACCESSION #
32665380

 

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