iconoclasm


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Carnes proposes a nuanced, even 'ambivalent', concept of iconoclasm which can allow for a distinction between what she calls 'iconoclasms of fidelity' and 'iconoclasms of temptation'; that is to say, between negation in images which is prompted by and serves faith in Christ the image of the Father, and negation which is not and does not.
One of the key differences is that in the 1950s, much of the initiative in this area came from the grassroots, whereas the Hindu right's iconoclasm and renaming is state-driven.
Iconoclasm is often associated with religious conflict and change.
Now, nearly forty years after her proposal of this historical model ["Sasanian iconoclasm"], one can say that it remains exemplary to archaeologists and art historians working on the central regions of the successive Iranian empires.
El libro Iconoclasm from Antiquity to Modernity, editado por Kristine Korlud y Marina Prusac, nos introduce en una investigacion multiforme, a traves de un recorrido tan largo como la historia de occidente.
Buddhism and Iconoclasm in East Asia: A History begins with an all-too-important preface.
This summary of Leslie Brubaker and John Haldon's Byzantium in the Iconoclast Era has the same primary purpose as that longer book: to show that what Byzantine sources and most modern scholars have said about iconoclasm is false.
In this context, prior to the period of iconoclasm, there is a proliferation of miracle stories connected with the icons.
According to James Noyes, one of the scholars who advised the curatorial team, the history of the Mercers' Christ is 'a perfect example of what the exhibition tries to convey: iconoclasm isn't just about a final moment of breaking but also includes a range of acts transforming and remaking the image'.
(15) The primary fears that inhibit iconoclasm are fear of the unknown, fear of failure, and fear of "looking stupid." (16) Fear arises from two separate biological systems.
Spenser is seen to move from an initial use of illustrations in his work, exploring a material iconoclasm, to a disavowal of illustrations and a more figurative kind of iconoclasm, acknowledging the threat of visual experience to "proper Protestant ethical comportment" (46).