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Against the Iconoclasts

Andrew Louth

in St John Damascene

Published in print July 2002 | ISBN: 9780199252381
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600654 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199252386.003.0007

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

 Against the Iconoclasts

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Brief account of the beginnings of Byzantine iconoclasm, and John's place in defending the veneration of icons against iconoclasm. The nature and importance of florilegia in his defence. An exposition of John's theology of the icon or image.

Keywords: florilegia; iconoclasm; icons

Chapter.  13831 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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