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Definition of "nature-worship" []

  • A religion which deifies the phenomena of physical nature, such as the heavenly bodies, fire, the wind, trees, etc.; also, the principles or practice of such a religion. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "nature-worship" in a sentence
  • "In the early 1980s and 1990s, environmentalism was a non-issue with many evangelicals who often labeled it as something akin to nature-worship."
  • "The late and superficial conversion of the Baltic lands to Christianity, after the fourteenth century, coupled with the fact that persecution drove pagan faiths temporarily underground instead of eliminating them altogether, allowed the ancient nature-worship to prevail in forms inoffensive to the clergy, as in the guise of outdoor walks."
  • "Apparently through all traditional time their cultus has been the rudest and most primitive form of nature-worship, the attaching of"