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ancestor-worship

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The worship of ancestors.

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Examples

  • The three are in many ways indistinguishable, the product of a unique form of Hinduism that incorporates older animistic and ancestor-worship practices, as well as borrowings from places like Java and China.

    Island Art, and All That Comes With It

  • The three are in many ways indistinguishable, the product of a unique form of Hinduism that incorporates older animistic and ancestor-worship practices, as well as borrowings from places like Java and China.

    Island Art, and All That Comes With It

  • There is a lot of ancestor-worship behind a lot of Catholic traditions.

    Transcript: Ghosts! « Coyote Con

  • And Shintoism combines both aspects of ancestor-worship religion into one diverse creed: Ancestors are kami the same as the small nature gods are.

    Visiting the sins of the father on the children: inherited debt

  • Without ancestor-worship, meaning is in short supply -- "meaning" here meaning agreed-on and instituted forms of value and understanding, implicit orders, stories and images in which a culture crystallizes its sense of the struggle with the realm of necessity and the reality of pain and death.

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  • Without ancestor-worship, meaning is in short supply -- "meaning" here meaning agreed-on and instituted forms of value and understanding, implicit orders, stories and images in which a culture crystallizes its sense of the struggle with the realm of necessity and the reality of pain and death.

    Modernism and social life

  • In England, Jeremy Bentham, who died in 1832, had savagely attacked the “ancestor-worship” of the common law.

    A History of American Law

  • In England, Jeremy Bentham, who died in 1832, had savagely attacked the “ancestor-worship” of the common law.

    A History of American Law

  • In England, Jeremy Bentham, who died in 1832, had savagely attacked the “ancestor-worship” of the common law.

    A History of American Law

  • "Bisj-poles — Sculptures from the rainforest" exhibits the meters-high, carved wooden poles used by the Asman culture in New Guinea during ancestor-worship rituals.

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