Agape

Agape

Photography, Human figure, Digital, Photographic paper, 50x70cm, 2011
Agape is one of the Greek words translated into English as love, one which became particularly appropriated in American Christian theology as the love of God or Christ for mankind. Many have thought that this word represents divine, unconditional, self-sacrificing, active, volitional, and thoughtful love. Although the word does not have specific religious connotation, the word has been used by a variety of contemporary and ancient sources, including Biblical authors and Christian authors. Thomas Jay Oord has defined agape as "an intentional response to promote well-being when responding to that which has generated ill-being.Greek philosophers at the time of Plato and other ancient authors have used forms of the word to denote love of a spouse or family, or affection for a particular activity, in contrast to philia (an affection that could denote friendship, brotherhood or generally non-sexual affection) and eros, an affection of a sexual nature.

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Erin Polla
1 year ago
Erin Polla Artist
Meravigliosamente sospesi in un limbo d'amore tra cielo e terra per l'eternità.
giuliano babini
3 years ago
Manuela,che dire mi era sfuggita,comunque molto Bella!(come al solito le tue opere)-
verdelli francesco
3 years ago
bella
Rosario Leotta
3 years ago
Bellissima!
Luz
3 years ago
Luz Artist
in perfetta simbiosi...
Angelo Petrucci
3 years ago
COMPLIMENTI, BELLO IL TAGLIO E LA LUCE!
Maurizio Milanesio
3 years ago
davvero bella...complimenti
Francesca Modotti
3 years ago
Non ti smentisci. Ed evolvi. Francesca
Gianfranco ferlazzo
3 years ago
Davvero intensa,complimenti!!
Giancarlo Caporali
3 years ago
Molto Spirituale!!

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