hagiolatry vs hierolatry what difference

what is difference between hagiolatry and hierolatry

English

Etymology

From hagio- +‎ -latry.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /haɡiˈɒlətɹi/

Noun

hagiolatry (uncountable)

  1. The worship of saints.
    • 1971, Keith Thomas, Religion and the Decline of Magic, Folio Society 2012, p. 25:
      Individual churches had their own patron saints, and strong territorial associations could give hagiolatry an almost totemic character […].

Related terms

  • hagiolater

Translations



English

Etymology

hiero- +‎ -latry

Noun

hierolatry (uncountable)

  1. The worship of saints

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