Iconoclast Controversy: Latin Church Of Rome And The Eastern Orthodox Church
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Iconoclast Controversy Essay
In the eighth century the Iconoclast Controversy emerged and began to separate the Latin Church of Rome and The Eastern Orthodox Church who were both a part of the Byzantine society. Religious freedom was an abstract thought in both the Church of Rome and in the Eastern Orthodox Church though both held closely to the ideals of unification under the religious morals they held.
There was little to no religious freedom in both divisions of the Byzantine society. John of Damascus and his church believed that God was the judge and his rules were to be abided by. They also believed that, without a doubt, God was to be admired and feared above all else. They lived to give worship to and follow God and his plans for