What is the difference betweem idols and other Gods ?
Dr. Dolittle 17:46, 28 December 2007 (EST) Philosophical. The Abrahamic religions don't have idols, since their adherents believe (or should believe) in a more transcendent God. Hence, the temple to the unknown God in Acts. -- מְתֻרְגְּמָן וִיקִי שְׁלֹום!
- Technically, an idol is a statue that IS a god, rather than a representation of a god. Later, it came to mean any representation of a god, and then later it became anything that took the place of god in your life. No matter what, an idol is not exactly the same as a god. Researcher 17:55, 28 December 2007 (EST)