is a compillation of links and resources on the various facets of fire-- from the
scientific to the mythological. Fire is a fascinating substance, concept and symbol
which is explored on this site through art. These links have been collected
while researching the various aspects of fire.
and the burning bush, to the apostles and their "tongues of fire" through to the Holy Spirit, fire has much spiritual significance in
the Bible. Leviticus prescribes the use of candles in the temples and
the offering of sacrifices in fire. Elijah goes up to Heaven in a Chariot
in the Old and New Testament
Beings of Light and Fire?
be found representing the divine in the myths and legends of almost
every culture. The Greek myth of Prometheus who stole the fire of the
Gods from mount Olympus and brought it to man. The Greeek God of fire
Hephaestus a craftman and was often pictured as having a smoky workshop
where he worked at his forge. The Roman's adopted him for their god
of fire Vulcan.
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Photographs by Larry Schwarm.
His series of color images capturing the dramatic prairie fires that
sweep across the Flint Hills of Kansas each spring. A professor of art
at Emporia State University, Schwarm has spent the past twelve years
photographing the burning of the tallgrass prairie in his native state.
Fire Fighter art. A fire fighter who is also an artist chronicles his experiences fighting fires.