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Idolatry eBook

Idolatry is defined in two ways; 1) worship of idols and 2) blind or excessive devotion to something (thefreedictionary.com). It is also defined by http://www. merriam-webster.com as 1) the worship of a physical object as a god and 2) immoderate attachment or devotion to something.

lapu-lapu idolBased on these definitions, various forms of idolatry are noted today. They are being categorized into classical, spiritual,  or religious, political, hero worshiping, sexual  and economic.

However, contrary to Pope Francis’ proposition on idolatry concerning money, the same is set aside in this book for utter lack of logical basis to categorize it under economic idolatry.

The book will first tackle on the different categories by presenting samples of idolatry and finally touch on possible remedies that may be done given the circumstances. Articles in this book will be published in due time.

Once available, just click the “Table of Contents” link below to read the articles.

Chapter I: Religious Idolatry or iconography

  • Cross idolatry
  • Rosary beads and strings idolatry
  • Sto. Nino idolatry
  • Black Nazarene idolatry
  • Idolatry on alleged Virgin  of Fatima and other alleged Mother Mary Images
  • Idolatry on alleged image of Christ on the cross
  • Idolatry in the images of Saints
  • Idolatry in other images, such as Buddha, etc
  • Idolatry on images of dead persons
  • other topics

Chapter II: Political Idolatry

Chapter III: Hero worshiping

  • Idolatry on exemplary and heroic deeds
  • Other topics

Chapter IV: Economic Idolatry

  • Capitalism
  • Feudalism
  • Communism
  • Other topics

Chapter V: Sexual, Movie and “Idol” Idolatry

  • Promotion of “idol” mentality
  • “Top gun” images idolatry
  • other topics

Chapter VI: Remedies against idolatry

  • Reasons why people should resort to remedies against idolatry
  • “Curse” remedies, such as famines, wars, typhoons, diseases, earthquakes, etc
  • Social experimental remedy
  • Other remedies
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