The worship of idols
the idolatry of the nation is pictured in darkest colours.
" High Place," " Idolatry and Primitive Religion."
12) was associated with idolatry at the high places.
By 1815 idolatry was abolished in the larger islands of the group and there ensued the task of building up a Christian community.
The creed in all its forms lies behind worship, which it preserves from idolatry, and behind ethics, to which it supplies a motive power which the pre-Christian system so manifestly lacked.