Definition of Nature worship
1. Noun. A system of religion that deifies and worships natural forces and phenomena.
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Literary usage of Nature worship
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Tylor teaches animation of nature, but, as with him the soul or spirit animates material objects, nature-worship is ranged under the concept of Fetishism. ..."
2. The Ancient World from the Earliest Times to 800 A.D. by Willis Mason West (1904)
"Ancestor and nature worship; Greek Influence. ... The ancestor worship belonged especially to the family and curia; the nature worship, ..."
3. Unbeaten Tracks in Japan: An Account of Travels in the Interior Including by Isabella Lucy Bird (1888)
"A Simple Nature-Worship—Aino Gods—A Festival Song—Religious Intoxication— Bear-Worship—The Annual Saturnalia—The Future State— Marriage and Divorce—Musical ..."
4. The Boston Review (1861)
"NATURE-WORSHIP; ITS ROOT AND ITS FRUIT. THE remark is a correct one, that popular literature has never been so tinged with a religious hue as now; but, ..."
5. The American Catholic Quarterly Review by James Andrew Corcoran, Patrick John Ryan, Edmond Francis Prendergast (1886)
"NATURE-WORSHIP—THE NEW RELIGION. RELIGION, according to the derivation of the prince of pagan orators, who was guided only by the light of right reason, ..."