Three Treatises on the Divine Images

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  • Author : Saint John (of Damascus)
  • Publisher : St Vladimir's Seminary Press
  • Pages : 192 pages
  • ISBN : 9780881412451
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Three Treatises on the Divine Images

Three Treatises on the Divine Images
  • Author : Saint John (of Damascus),St. John of Damascus
  • Publisher : St Vladimir's Seminary Press
  • Release : 02 December 2022
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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.

Three Treatises on the Divine Images

Three Treatises on the Divine Images
  • Author : St. John Of Damascus
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 23 January 2010
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Saint John of Damascus(c. 676 - 4 December 749) was an Arab Christian monk and priest. Born and raised in Damascus, he died at his monastery, Mar Saba, near Jerusalem. A polymath whose fields of interest and contribution included law, theology, philosophy, and music, before being ordained, he served as a Chief Administrator to the Muslim caliph of Damascus, wrote works expounding the Christian faith, and composed hymns which are still in everyday use in Eastern Christian monasteries throughout the world. In

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  • Publisher : African Books Collective
  • Release : 22 December 2020
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  • Publisher : Springer
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