Iconoclasm
(1,988 words)

Abstract: Iconoclasm is traditionally understood as the violent destruction of images for religious reasons. Yet the term has become used more broadly to refer to the suppression or annihilation of im…

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Diane Apostolos-Cappadona, “Iconoclasm”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 27 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000024>
First published online: 2016



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