Bilal Bas holds his Ph.D. from McGill University Montreal, Canada. He is currently on the Faculty of Religious Studies at Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey.2013 0-7734-4476-9
The Byzantine Iconoclastic controversy (ca. 726-843) was a debate over the legitimacy of the liturgical use of images. It had important political and theological implications, which modern scholarship generally tends to treat unconnectedly. The work explicates the relationship between the political and theological dimensions of the controversy.