ten commandments Tag

Are not icons images or idols that are forbidden by the ten commandments? Why do the Orthodox give such reverence (kissing, etc) to icons?

This answer will have 2 parts with input by 2 contributors: Reply Part #1 Obviously, Orthodox Christians do not think that commandment to abstain from idols and idolatry (10 commandments and 3 John for reiteration in the New Testament). This was a very debated subject which was...