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Which of the following contributed to the Iconoclast controversy in eighth and ninth century Byzantine Empire? the iconoclasts' fear that Byzantine Jews would convert to Christianity the
iconoclasts' insistence on returning to the religion of the old Rome the iconoclasts' fear that adoration of icons would lead to idolatry the iconoclasts' insistence on worshipping saints
the iconoclasts' fear that adoration of icons would lead to idolatry Iconoclastic Controversy, a dispute over the use of religious images (icons) in the Byzantine Empire in the 8th and 9th centuries. [ The Iconoclasts objected to icon worship for several reasons, including the Old Testament prohibition against images in the Ten Commandments and the possibility of idolatry. The defenders of
icon worship insisted on the symbolic nature of images and on the dignity of created matter. ]
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