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When it is not "those sinners" who are smitten, nor an act of "evil men taken in by satan such as idolators and homosexuals, liberals and catholics", but rather people from all different walks of life ... the very rich in five star hotels, the aristocracy sailing and jetsurfing, the very poor in villages and slums, the middle class in cities and on the beach.
wench77 Diary Entry wench77 2004
In permitting this expedition Winthrop not only violated the articles of confederation and the laws of neutrality, but exposed himself to the reproach of Endicott and some of the more straitlaced elders, that he consorted with "idolators" and "antichrists," as Puritans chose to call Roman Catholics.
England in America, 1580-1652 Lyon Gardiner Tyler 1894
The latter mostly have to do with magic, shamanistic spells and control over nature, whether by Buddhist "idolators" or Tibetan monks.
California Literary Review Jascha Kessler 2009
One, Olof Torén, comes off as boorish, content to sum up much of India and China as "idolators."
Brotherhood of the Butterfly Net Jennie Erin Smith 2012
But his idolators (of all ages) seem satisfied to see him flex his muscles.
Ms. Warren's media idolators are trying to shield her from Congressional oversight precisely because they understand her lack of accountability.
In 1254, William of Rubruck, a Flemish Franciscan missionary, together with representatives of Nestorian Christianity and Islam debated against the Chinese Chan Buddhists, whom he characterized as “idolators.”
It is not the slightest bit of evidence for the claim that Josephus wrote about those blaspheming idolators who were claiming that a crucified criminal was the God of Israel.
The Testimonium Flavianum and Jewish and Roman Involvement in Jesus' Death James F. McGrath 2009
About this time the Arabians began to invade the land with their armies, to overrun the borders of the kingdom of the uncircumcised. the country of idolators; they carried destruction into Calabria, threw their cities into confusion, devastated their provinces, razed their walls of defence.
(Though Reagan was actually more pragmatic than his idolators imagine, having pushed through a big tax increase as governor.)