- the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.
Origin of monotheism
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Here, it has been maintained, we see the Teutonic faith rising to monotheism.History of Religion</p>
Polytheism was dominant while their monotheism was as yet a persecuted belief.The Necessity of Atheism
Dr. D.M. Brooks
The principle of monotheism could not allow such a conception as this.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy
Monotheism is the doctrine of belief that there is but one God.Orthography
Elmer W. Cavins
The Jewish monotheism had left the crowd of gods unlessened.
- the belief or doctrine that there is only one God
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Word Origin and History for monotheism
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