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The Hierophant
This being wears the robes and acts the parts of a noble Master, spiritual mentor, mediator, docent and pedagogue. He holds his fingers in the ancient blessing of absolution over the masses gathered at his knees. He listens patiently to their needs, assessing right from wrong, and gives sound advice. His larger than life being symbolizes wisdom in discernment. The heavens are near to the Hierophant, yet he is solidly of this Earth and its rules. The masses gather around his knees like demanding children. The angel emerging from his crown, and simultaneously from the clouds beyond, deliver the messages of prayers and thanks he has received from his followers. His tears describe his vision and empathy, for his gaze looks towards the future - able to see far by his logic and intelligence - he feels for and is familiar with the people, society and the congruent order of this world.



 

 
   
   
 
"The Hierophant"
Oil on canvas, 3 ft. x 5.2 ft., 1999.
An-Magrith Erlandsen
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