Superstition and Superstitious
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Of Hope and True Religion, and of Superstition.
... of the gods imagine themselves to be religious, though they are superstitious, they
are neither able to distinguish religion from superstition, nor to express ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap xxviii of hope and true.htm

Whether Divination is a Species of Superstition?
... Christ. ii, 20,23), "whatever results from fellowship between demons and men is
superstitious." Therefore divination is a species of superstition. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether divination is a species.htm

Whether Idolatry is Rightly Reckoned a Species of Superstition?
... and further on (Acts 17:22) he says: "Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things
you are too superstitious." Therefore idolatry belongs to superstition. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether idolatry is rightly reckoned.htm

The Heathens Made Gods Like Themselves, Whence Springs all ...
... And respecting the Hellenic superstition we have, as I think, shown enough in ... It
is natural, then, that having a superstitious dread of those irascible [gods ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter iv the heathens made gods.htm

Whether There are Various Species of Superstition?
... of that worship: and to this must be referred the superstition of certain ... anything
invented by man for making and worshipping idols is superstitious," and this ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether there are various species.htm

Whether Superstition is a vice Contrary to Religion?
... x): "Cicero [*De Natura Deorum ii, 28] states that the superstitious were so called
because they spent ... Therefore superstition is not a vice opposed to religion ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether superstition is a vice.htm

What Kind of Things Even their Worshippers have Owned they have ...
... he wishes to disjoin it from superstition, but cannot find out how to do so? For
if those who prayed and sacrificed all day were called superstitious by the ...
/.../ of god/chapter 30 what kind of things.htm

Whether the Temptation of God is a Graver Sin than Superstition?
... Now the superstitious man professes an error, as shown above (Q[94], A[1 ... excellence,
as stated above [3129](A[2]). Therefore the sin of superstition is graver ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the temptation of god 2.htm

But if in These Matters any one were to Imagine that it is ...
... superstition rather than wickedness which appears in the multitude of those who
believe the word, and should charge our doctrine with making men superstitious, ...
/.../ against celsus/chapter lxxix but if in.htm

Duty and Superstition
... whether Popery conquers us or not, some other base superstition surely will ... still
surely to an evil and tormenting conscience, to superstitious anxieties as to ...
/.../kingsley/sermons for the times/sermon vii duty and superstition.htm

ATS Bible Dictionary
Superstition and Superstitious

Acts 17:22; 19:25, are not to be understood offensively. Paul found the Athenians "much addicted to devotion," such as it was: perhaps "religion" and "religiously inclined" may better express the sense of the original.



Superstition and Superstitious

Superstition: General Scriptures Concerning

Superstition: Herod Antipas, Imagining That Jesus Was Actually John the Baptist Risen from the Dead

Superstition: Israelites

Superstition: Jews, Attributing Their Calamities to Having Ceased offering Sacrifices to the Queen of Heaven

Superstition: Nebuchadnezzar, Supposing That the Spirit of the Gods Was Upon Daniel

Superstition: Philistines

Superstition: The Belief of the Syrians Concerning the Help of the Gods

Superstition: The Disciples Who Were Frightened at the Appearance of Peter

Superstition: The Disciples, Supposing They Saw a Ghost when Jesus Came Walking Upon the Lake

Superstition: The Ephesians, in Their Sorceries

Superstition: The Gadarenes , Because Jesus Expelled Demons out of the Man Who Lived Among the Tombs

Superstition: The People of the Island of Melita , in Assuming That Paul Was some Sort of God

Superstition: The Sailors Who Threw Jonah Into the Sea

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