Would you agree that the word “worship” means “engendering feelings in one’s heart towards”?
If you agree to that definition – then how is it that engendering feelings in one’s heart towards one who suffered in a human body – is not worshiping a form?
Is it because the focus is on the unseen and formless “personality” that was contained in the body? If that is your point – then would you go on to say that one who worships the “spirit” that they believe dwells in a statue or if they worship the formless personality of any human or animal – would you say that they are not worshiping a form?
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Yisroel C. Blumenthal