Why are images of humans traditionally banned in Islamic art?

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     Human images are not banned in Islamic art.
     The human is thought to be a symbol of filth.
     A depiction fails to adequately describe the essence of the person.
     Calligraphy is more challenging.
     To depict a human is to compete with God.
asked Apr 11, 2013 in Art by anonymous
    

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To depict a human is to compete with God.
answered Apr 13, 2013 by ModernMoon ~Expert~ (1,835 points)



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