5 Fruits in art and their spiritual symbolism

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Mercy McNab | Public Domain

Did you know “apple” and “evil” are the same word in Latin?

Sacred art is full of items that aren’t sacred — everyday stuff that might not immediately bring to mind particular symbolism.

Yet, traditionally artists choose specific items, such as fruit, for a specific purpose. In the Christian artistic tradition, nothing is without meaning.  More from Aleteia>>>

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