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2) In an antitheatrical view, the commercial theaters were guilty of multiple instances of this idolatrous "transference," as they distracted playgoers from religious worship, pursued financial gain in place of godliness, and made a commodity from the distortion, in performance, of divinely made bodies and selves.
The Iraqi government says Nimrud was bulldozed last year as part of Islamic State's campaign to destroy symbols which the Sunni Muslim zealots consider idolatrous.
Herr Markurell is not the only one in town with an obsession--Judge Carl-Magnus de Lorche is obsessed with his reputation and standing in Wadk|ping, his wife is dominated by a romantic vision of their mutual love, and Tante REttensch|ld is in the grip of her idolatrous admiration for Carl-Magnus.
Anyone would think that all that mattered in the world was economic prosperity, jobs and an idolatrous faith in money rather than human beings.
It is not religious, it lacks God, it is idolatrous," the Argentine pontiff told journalists on the plane back from the Central African Republic.
While Unesco called the devastation a war crime, ISIS believes such structures are idolatrous.
The extremist group's harsh interpretation of Islam considers statues and grave markers to be idolatrous, but it has also been accused of destroying heritage sites to loot items for the black market and to gain publicity.
The Islamic State regards such artifacts as idolatrous, and the religious extremists are threatened by the centuries of history, education and beliefs that have led to modern civilization.
The extremist group's harsh version of Islam considers statues and grave markers to be idolatrous, and the group has destroyed antiquities and heritage sites in territory under its control in Syria and Iraq.
Daesh's considers statues and grave markers to be idolatrous, and the group has destroyed antiquities and heritage sites in other territory under its control in Syria and Iraq.
He was applauding them and their heroic work for "standing up to an idolatrous system which excludes, debases and kills.
Disturbing Stories of Stolen Destinies, Idolatrous Religions, Occultism, Fallen Angels, Witchcraft and Demonology