Worship is an act of religious devotion usually directed towards a deity. The word is derived from the Old English worthscipe, meaning worthiness or worth-ship — to give, at its simplest, worth to something.
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Some articles on worship:
... Roman Catholics Together Reed Biblical Worship Book Review by Reed, Presbyterian Worship Old and New — A Review and Commentary upon Worship in Spirit and Truth, a book by John Frame (Phillipsburg ... pages) An Essay by Reed on Presbyterian Worship — An Extended Review and Commentary Based upon the Geneva Papers by James Jordan Reed on the Decline of American ...
... of power' or 'doctrine of the Goddess') is a denomination of Hinduism that focuses worship upon Shakti or Devi – the Hindu Divine Mother – as the absolute, ultimate Godhead ... practitioners of Shaktism, focus most or all worship on Shakti, as the dynamic feminine aspect of the Supreme Divine ... Shiva, the masculine aspect of divinity, is considered solely transcendent, and his worship is usually relegated to an auxiliary role ...
... Ancestor worship Animal worship Idol worship Intercession Imperial cult Major world religions ...
... They are most commonly found in Japan, the home of kami worship ... to house a chosen kami, thus giving it a physical form to allow worship ... Worship at the kamidana typically consists of the offering of simple prayers, food (e.g ...
More definitions of "worship":
- (noun): The activity of worshipping.
- (verb): Love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol.
Synonyms: idolize, idolise, hero-worship, revere
- (verb): Attend religious services.
Example: "They worship in the traditional manner"
- (noun): A feeling of profound love and admiration.
Famous quotes containing the word worship:
“Men do not accept their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and worship those whom they have tortured to death.”
—Feodor Dostoyevsky (18211881)
“When we really worship anything, we love not only its clearness but its obscurity. We exult in its very invisibility.”
—Gilbert Keith Chesterton (18741936)
“You dont know what you might be if you would look beyond the ball, the opera, the fashion-plateand right over the heads of the perfumed, mustached bipeds who call themselves men and worship at your feet.”
—Mattie Chappelle, U.S. womens magazine contributor. The Revolution (April 28, 1870)