[PDF] Three Treatises on the Divine Images

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Three Treatises on the Divine Images Product Detail:

  • Publisher : St Vladimir's Seminary Press
  • Release : 21 May 2022
  • ISBN : 0881412457
  • Page : 163 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 voters

Three Treatises on the Divine Images Book Summary/Review:

In AD 726, the Byzantine emperor ordered the destruction of all icons, or religious images, throughout the empire, and icons were subject to an imperial ban that was to last, with a brief remission, until AD 843. A defender of icons, St John of Damascus wrote three treatises against "those who attack the holy images." He differentiates between the veneration of icons, which is a matter of expressing honor, and idolatry, which is offering worship to something other than God.

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