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nature worship

a system of religion based on the deification and worship of natural forces and phenomena.
love of nature.
Origin of nature worship
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nature worshiper, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The Africans were filled with the instinct of nature-worship.

    Ten Great Religions James Freeman Clarke
  • Our author (p. 217) regards Totemism as synonymous with nature-worship.

  • It was a combination of nature-worship with the luxury that was born of wealth.

  • His is the kind of nature-worship which takes nothing at second-hand.

    Matthew Arnold G. W. E. Russell
  • This is what M. Rville calls the great nature-worship, in comparison with the minor nature-worship to be noticed presently.

    History of Religion Allan Menzies
  • But rightly taken in, it is probably the highest flight of human genius in the direction of nature-worship.

  • Its folk-lore preserves the old nature-worship which originated in the brains of the Ape-man.

    The Cradle of Mankind W.A. Wigram
  • Originally it consisted chiefly of ancestor- and nature-worship, and of certain mythological ideas.

    The Gist of Japan R. B. Peery
  • Jahve was a holy God whose will was to guide the people coming up out of the degradation of nature-worship.

    Edward Caldwell Moore Edward Moore
  • It is then they collect all trophies of war, and perform the rude rites of their nature-worship.

    The Philippine Islands Ramon Reyes Lala

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