- worship of the phallus, especially as symbolic of power or of the generative principle of nature.
Origin of phallicism
Examples from the Web for phallicism
Historical Examples of phallicism
Fetishism, phallicism, animism, and tree- and serpent-worship were very common.The Gist of Japan
R. B. Peery
I am not one of those who find in phallicism the key to all the mysteries of mythology.
It is not difficult to find traces of phallicism in the allegory of the Garden of Eden.
Gross phallicism is clearly the result of degeneration, and of a lapse into sensuality and superstition.The God-Idea of the Ancients
Eliza Burt Gamble
In its rudest forms, this pantheism branches out into animism or shamanism, fetichism and phallicism.The Religions of Japan
William Elliot Griffis
- the worship or veneration of the phallus