Are We Idol Worshipers?

Submitted by Mathijs Koenraadt on Mon, 04/20/2020 - 20:41

Idolatry is the worship of an image in place of God, and most Abrahamic cults forbid it. But the accusation of idolatry is all too often lodged against people for worshiping their ancestors—who looked like them, and for fashioning themselves in their gods’ image. Our ancestors didn’t worship physical objects. They worshiped the racial soul of their people.