The List of Idolotries
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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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