image breaker


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Noun1.Image breaker - a destroyer of images used in religious worshipimage breaker - a destroyer of images used in religious worship
ruiner, uprooter, waster, destroyer, undoer - a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to; "a destroyer of the environment"; "jealousy was his undoer"; "uprooters of gravestones"
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Image Maker or Image Breaker? Journalist or Jock Supporter?
His history passes through such stages as Constantine and the church ascendant, barbarians and Christians, the fall of Rome, of buildings and generals, the image breakers, the glorious House of Macedon, Basil the Bulgar Slayer, the Comneni recovery, swords that drip with Christian blood, the brilliant sunset, and the eternal emperor.
Why did the image makers become the image breakers? This was the central rhetorical question my old university tutor used to pose about the upheaval in cultural and religious authority we call the Reformation.

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