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The List of Idolotries

 

Researching leads to lists of all kinds.

 

Darcy's Idolotry Page

 

If anyone can add to, disagrees with, or would comment on this idolotry list, feel free to email me.

 

Idolotry

see definition below.

 

anthropolatry - the deification and worship of a human being.

 

arborolatry - the worship of trees

 

archaeolatry - n. worship of archaic customs, expressions, etc.

 

astrolatry - n. worship of stars.

 

autolatry - Self-worship.

 

Bardolatry - is a term that refers to the excessive adulation of William Shakespeare. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bardolatry

 

bibliolatry - s the worship of the Bible or any other text - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bibliolatry

 

classicolatry - no specific definition located. The assumption being worship of the classics. The question being--what specifically would this be in relation to? Classic literature? Classic Art? Classic philosophy? Is it all classics? Reference to specific or general classics?

 

cosmolatry - (n): the worship of the cosmos. Also see, astrolatry. n. - The worship of the universe.

 

curatolatry - worship of a curate. ...which she defines as "'that sickly mixture of flirtation and hero worship, with a religious daub as a salve to the conscience'" [ Charlotte Yonge, "The Clever Woman of the Family (1865)]--"Revisioning Christian Ministry: Women and Ministry in Agnes Grey, Ruth, Janet's Repentance, and Adam Bede"

By Jennifer Stolpa, Ph.D. Dissertation

 

demonolatry - Demonolatry" not to be confused with Demonology (the study of Demons)--means, literally, the worship of Demons. Modern Demonolatry is a polytheistic religion in which Demonic entities are worshiped and worked with as wise divinities. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_Demonolatry

 

dendrolatry - Tree worship. respect for plant and

animal life is the germ of dendrolatry and zoolatry

 

diabolatry - n : worship of devils [syn: demonolatry, devil-worship]

 

ecclesiolatry - n. worship of or undue devotion to church. ecclesiolater, n. such worshipper.

 

episcopolatry - the worship of bishops

 

geniolatry - worship of genitals (see some forms of tribal worship)

 

grammatolatry - The art of worshipping words. n. worship of words or letters, or the letter.

 

gyneolatry (gynaeolatry) - (a) the worship of woman, extreme sexual devotion and worship of women.(b) The adoration or worship of woman.

 

hagiolatry - n. worship of saints.

 

heliolatry - n. Worship of the sun

 

hierolatry - The worship of saints.

 

hydrolatry - the worship or veneration of water

 

hygeiolatry - excessive devotion to health

 

ichthyolatry - the worship of fish

 

iconolatry - veneration of images (mainly in two-dimensional form) and often referred to in relation to the Iconoclastic period http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iconolatry

 

idiolatry - n : worship of self [syn: autolatry, self-worship]

 

idolatry - usually defined as worship of any cult image, idea, or object, as opposed to the worship of a monotheistic God. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idolatry

 

Japanolatry - one would assume the worship of things Japanese.

 

juvenolatry - The worship of or excessive devotion to youthfulness.

 

litholatry - The worship of a stone or stones.

 

logolatry - veneration or excessive regard for words.

 

lordolatry - Worship of, or reverence for, a lord as such. noun-the worship of a lord because of his rank or title

 

mammonolatry - c. 1820. Colridge. Not widely used. Searching for mammon--a word used to describe riches, avarice, and worldly gain in Biblical literature. Hense, mammonolatry, by the definition, would be the worship of riches and avarice and greedy pursuit. See definition of mammon at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mammon

 

martyrolatry - n.- Undue exaltation or adulation of one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty of witnessing to and refusing to renounce.

 

mobolatry - a reverence for and veneration of the mob.

 

monolatry - the worship of one god who alone is worthy of worship, though other gods are believed to exist. Does believe in the existence of many gods, but only one worthy to be worshipped. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monolatrism

 

neolatry - n. worship of novelty

 

onolatry - "worship of the donkey" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onolatry

 

ophiolatry - ophiolatry

 

Oxonolatry - no definition located

 

palacolatry - no definition located

 

papolatry - n. excessive reverence paid to pope

 

parsonolatry - the worship of parsons or clergy

 

parthenolatry -worship of a virgin or virgins

 

patriolatry - n. excessive devotion to native country.

 

physiolatry - n. The worship of the powers or agencies of nature; materialism in religion; nature worship

 

phytolatry - no definition

 

plutolatry - the worship of wealth

 

pseudolatry - devotion to (or belief in) false gods

 

pulpitolatry - No definitoin. My guess would be worship of the pulpit.

 

pyrolatry - n. - The worship of fire

 

Russolatry - No definition.

 

selenolatry - n : worship of the moon

 

sermonolatry - n, 1859 -1859. excessive devotion to sermons.

 

Shakespearolatry - No definition. My guess would be a worship of Shakespeare.

 

sociolatry - No definition. My guess would be a devotion to the worship of sociology or social issues.

 

statulatry - No definition.

 

staurolatry - Worship of the cross or Christ on a cross

 

symbolatry - n : worship of symbols [syn: symbololatry, symbol-worship]

 

taurolatry - No definition. But might be of or relation to the workship of a bull.

 

Teutolatry - No definition.

 

thaumalolatry - No definition.

 

theriolatry - the worship of animals or animal gods

 

therolatry - No definition

 

titanolatry - the worship of giants.

 

topolatry - n : worship of places [syn: place-worship]

 

uranolatry - n. worship of heavenly bodies.

 

urbanolatry - No definition.

 

verbolatry - n : worship of words

 

zoolatry - n. Worship of animals.

 

 

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