R' Kook has the most fascinating take on idolatry. From The Fear, The Trembling and The Fire:
For Rav Kook, the holiness within idolatry shows itself in a number of its qualities, primarily in idolatry's:
(1) Constant spiritual novelty
(2) Deep passion, to the point of frenzy
(3) Imaginative representations
(4) Infinite commitment to the Divine
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