Destroyer of religious images; challenger of tradition.
He, the renegade and iconoclast: fighting the good fight, ripping down false prophets, the sirens of hate; putting torch to the bigots, the moralists and their kind.
T. Davidson (ed.), And Thus Will I Freely Sing: Anthology of Gay and Lesbian Writing from Scotland . Amazon
They sneer at your most inoffensive suggestions; they laugh unfeelingly at your treasured dreams of foreign lands; they brand the statements of your traveled aunts and uncles as the stupidest absurdities; they deride your most trusted authors and demolish the fair images they have set up for your willing worship with the pitiless ferocity of the fanatic iconoclast!
Another leading iconoclast, Bishop John Shelby Spong, also had his most recent title on display Resurrection: Myth or Reality? One doesn't need to guess what his view is. The debunking of Christianity continued, with Bernard Boas's book It's Time to Rewrite the Bible. The title says it all.
Elaine Nile, New South Wales Hansard, 4 December 2001, quoting Bill Muehlenberg.
Baby Boomers lived through the longest period of peace and prosperity in the 20th century, untested by mass unemployment, war or economic depression. They were the iconoclasts who made the Sixties a decade of change and saw the world as open to their influence.