Monotheism vs. Polytheism


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Introduction (from Wikipedia) Monotheism is the belief in a singular God, in contrast to polytheism, the belief in several deities. Polytheism can, however, be reconcilable with inclusive monotheism (monolatrism) or other forms of monism. The distinction between inclusive monothe Polytheism is the belief of multiple deities also usually assembled into a pantheon of gods and goddesses, along with their own mythologies and rituals.
Religions Zoroastrianism, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism (some sects), Mandaeism, Sikhism, Baha'i, Cao Dai, Scientology, Deism, Elohism. Jainism, Buddhism, Hinduism (some sects) Shinto, Geniism, Taoism, Yoruba, Voodoo, Santeria, Candoble, Wicca, Polydeism, Asatru, Urglaawe, Heathenry
Commandment Concerning Worship The One True God Alone, is to be worshipped. There are numerous deities, each worthy of worship.

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October 8, 2013, 8:00pm

keep it in church.

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April 6, 2014, 7:22pm

God doesn't exist.

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