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Those in the room needed no further explanation of what he meant by "an idolatrous system.
There were no immediate reports the attackers had copied IS group militants in Iraq by targeting exhibits seen by hardliners as idolatrous.
IS tries to justify the destruction of antiquities by saying they are idolatrous, but experts say the group traffics in them to fund its self-proclaimed "caliphate" and destroys only those pieces that are too bulky to be smuggled.
Islamic State, a hardline Sunni Islamist group, has ransacked some of the greatest archaeological sites in northern Iraq and Syria, posting photos and videos of fighters destroying pre-Islamic monuments and temples they consider idolatrous.
Following the late Gerhard Forde, Christ's cross and resurrection destroy idolatrous faith and create genuine faith in the true God (18, 92).
It is no secret that extremists are determined to wipe out Sufi traditions to fly the banner of their version of Islam, whereby reverence of tombs is idolatrous.
Many extremist fighters from ISIS and other militant Sunni Islamist groups fighting in Syria regard Shiites to be "infidels and consider their shrines idolatrous, and therefore legitimate targets," Reuters reported.
Some admired Jewish distinctiveness, some were neutral, hut others were put off by the fact that unlike any other people in antiquity, the Jews had a who limited their social interaction with non-Jews and prevented them from participating in public rites that Jews considered idolatrous, To some observers, this meant that Jews hated the rest of humanity.
Countering such idolatrous visions and denouncing the economy of greed in the strongest language possible, TTL offers a counter-cultural missiology.
But it does offer creditable summations of the option for the poor from a variety of Latin American sources, as well as combining helpful selections of Marion's reflections on iconicity and Levinas's notions of alterity into a liberationist critique of idolatrous discourse of "the poor.
Noble introduces Emmanuel Levinas's emphasis on the other, as well as Jean-Luc Marion's analysis of how concepts can be idolatrous.