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 Is a 5 way cross considered a crucifix?

Answer The five-way cross (also called a five-way cross medal) is a "cruciform" rather than a crucifix. A crucifix includes an image of the body of Christ. The five-way cross does not. The five-way cross ... Read More »
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Is a five-way cross a crucifix?

The five-way cross is not considered a "crucifix" but a "cruciform" according to Patriotic Jewelry. It is also referred to as a "five-way medal." It represents five different medals. These include ... Read More »
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Who invented the crucifix?

The act of crucifixion as a means of execution was invented by the Persians between 300-400 BC. However, with the death of Jesus Christ in 30 AD, the crucifix took on a symbol of importance in the ... Read More »
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What is a Caravaca crucifix?

The general origin of the crucifix is firmly seated in Christianity. There are many styles of crucifixes, and most symbolize different things and bring with them their own unique story of their beg... Read More »
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Crucifix Tattoo Ideas?

Crucifix tattoos are becoming increasingly popular. They usually represent a person's affiliation with the Christian faith but can also be a mark of remembrance for a loved one who passed away or a... Read More »
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