nature worship

noun
1.
a system of religion based on the deification and worship of natural forces and phenomena.
2.
love of nature.

Origin:
1865–70

nature worshiper, noun
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nature worship

system of religion based on the veneration of natural phenomena-for example, celestial objects such as the sun and moon and terrestrial objects such as water and fire

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Again, energy policy in this country is driven by nature worship, not science.
Environmentalists have long been accused of forming a church of nature worship.
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