Monday, August 13, 2007

Touchstone Magazine - Mere Comments: The Twin Idols

re: "...It's easy to see why. There are really only two options for worship: you can adore God (or you can attempt to, anyhow), or you can adore what-is-not-God. If you adore what-is-not-God, you can adore either a creature, or a work of the human imagination. That work can be either intangible or tangible. If intangible, your adoration soon degenerates into a philosophy -- often a very attractive philosophy, but nevertheless not genuine worship, not a compelling object of wonder. If tangible, your adoration degenerates into the worship of power. /There you have them, the two fundamental poles of idolatry..."...

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