Idolatry


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Idolatry

Aaron
responsible for the golden calf. [O.T.: Exodus 32]
Ashtaroth
Canaanite deities worshiped profanely by Israelites. [O.T.: Judges 2:12]
Baalim
Canaanite deities worshiped profanely by Israelites. [O.T.: Judges 2:11]
Baphomet
fabled image; allegedly a Templar fetish. [Medieval Legend: Walsh Classical, 46]
golden calf
idol made by Aaron in Moses’s absence. [O.T.: Exodus 32:2–4]
David
King of Israel who was held in reverence after he slew Goliath. [O.T.: Samuel 17:4–51]
Jehu
obliterates the profane worship of Baal. [O.T.: II Kings 10:29]
Jeroboam
forsook worship of God; made golden calves. [O.T.: I Kings 12:28–33]
Moloch
deity to whom parents sacrificed their children. [O.T.: II Kings 23:10]
Parsis
religious community of India; worship fire along with other aspects of nature. [Hindu. Rel.: NCE, 2075]
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Finally, I argue that Francis's attacks on the idolatry of money can be understood in the spirit of Vatican II, not as a negative judgment on the world, but as an identification of and with the world's deepest longings.
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No Religion without Idolatry could have a number of audiences: historians of Judaism, of philosophy, scholars of the Enlightenment, and, more generally, philosophers and scholars of religion.
The Rabbis here seem to view God as tolerant of idolatry as long as there is no accompanying immorality, and in fact Micah is portrayed in Judges 17 and 18 as welcoming travelers.
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We must always be aware of our temptation toward, and complicity in, idolatry.
Defining original sin as a violent defensiveness of one's own conception of the Good that self-interestedly ignores ethical obligations to others, Johnston says that we need to overcome our self-interest and idolatry.
Princeton University Press, 1991) and Kenneth Mills, Idolatry and Its Enemies: Colonial Andean Religion and Extirpation, 1640-1750 (Princeton, N.
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In Ozick's work, idolatry is not only an animating force in the contemporary world, but the weight and fabric of the veil itself.
No, there is a constitutive reason why idolatry is the "worst" sin.