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Augustine and Varro on Aniconic Worship

The Second Commandment famously declares that God is not to be worshiped by images. In Book 4 of┬áCity of God, Augustine remarks that Varro came very close to the truth of things (under compulison from “the secret will of God), and knew of Jewish practice in this area; but traditional Roman practice was too far […]