This is nature worship but the worship of nature generalized, not of some bold rock or mysterious rustling tree.
What is this nature worship which in our days is regarded as so hostile to culture?
It was separated from nature worship to become the servant of the European tribes.
This nature worship was adopted by them in the reign of Manasseh, 800 years after Moses.
To quote one writer, 'it is a mixture of nature worship and the worship of ancestors.'
nature worship is not absent, but it is nature as seen by the fancy of the alchemist and astrologer.
Their religion is a sort of nature worship, and it is their custom to say a simple grace before eating.
We also know that the first of May was a favorite time for all nature worship with the ancients.
That obviously is the germ of the true Rousseau version of nature worship.
We refer to the various forms of nature worship found in primitive tribes.