A centuries-long unsolved mystery
Nice article. I knew of islam iconoclasm with the event of Muhammad destroying the idols and the forbidding in sunnism islam of "taswir" (portraiying which concern for some the images of living and for others the statues of living). But the theory upon it would be christian behind it is quite new for me.
This was such a fascinating deep-dive—really enjoyed listening to this bonus podcast—thank you for exploring / writing / sharing this. :) 👃🏺🌞🤓