Holy Feminine Wisdom
Early Greek Christians portrayed the feminine face of God as Hagia Sophia, or "Holy Female Wisdom." It was believed that Sophia's spirit entered Mary to conceive Jesus and, as a dove, entered Jesus at his baptism. She gave voice to the apostles at Pentecost.
[Plaque icon, Constantinople, c. 537 CE]
7 3/4" x 5 1/4" resin statue, peach wash color finish. #SOF
see also: Gnostic items
Please note that due to the hand made nature of our products, the current finish of this statue is much lighter than the one pictured in our 2006 catalog.