Our false idols
consist of money, status, possessions, power, etc.
And, inevitably, the desire turned salacious and the ambition to bring these false idols
down a peg or two.
In tracing the development of Hamsun's literary career--from brash upstart hell-bent on tearing down the false idols
of Norwegian literature to world famous Nobel Prize winner to eventual pariah--Kolloen's biography offers a study in paradox.
COUNTERFEIT GODS: THE EMPTY PROMISES OF MONEY, SEX AND POWER, AND THE ONLY HOPE THAT MATTERS comes from a nationally famous minister and author of other spirituality books and here considers how readers can identify the false idols
in their lives.
Our world has grown weary of greed, exploitation and division, of the tedium of false idols
and piecemeal responses, and the pain of false promises," the pope said after a welcoming ceremony by native Aborigines in tribal paint.
Menopause Man is ultimately a novel of growth, and learning to evolve above being ruled by desires and how to let go of the false idols
of meaningless money, indulgence, or sex without love.
and rejection of God lurk throughout the whole of this book.
And yet this revelation beautifully exemplifies his understanding: the narrative describes the creation of subjects who are asked to be faithful to the event--and it gives dire warnings of pseudo-events, fake truths, false idols
Obsessed with rigid fundamentalist doctrine that forbids adornments and shrine worship, Arab jihadists went on rampages and destroyed Afghan burial markers, proclaiming that they encouraged the veneration of false idols
According to scripture, our social aspirations betray the placement of our hearts--with God, or with false idols
This is not to trivialize the old sins--the seven deadlies, missed commandments and false idols
In the Bible; Babylon plays a negative role as the center of human ambition, corruption, and degeneracy; the fall of Babylon is depicted with glee and with much emphasis on the material goods and false idols
that will be destroyed.