[pol-ee-thee-iz-uh m, pol-ee-thee-iz-uh m]
- the doctrine of or belief in more than one god or in many gods.
Origin of polytheism
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Examples from the Web for polytheism
To many outside Christianity, this looks a bit like polytheism!Does Pope Francis Believe Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?
December 7, 2014
The latter was closely bound up with polytheism and hero-worship.The Legacy of Greece
Polytheism was dominant while their monotheism was as yet a persecuted belief.The Necessity of Atheism
Dr. D.M. Brooks
This surely is not what is commonly understood by Polytheism.Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I
Friedrich Max Mller
Another outstanding feature of popular Hinduism is its Polytheism.India, Its Life and Thought
John P. Jones
They expose with superfluous with and eloquence the extravagance of Polytheism.
- the worship of or belief in more than one god
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Word Origin and History for polytheism
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