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What is difference between Monotheism and Polythiesm ?

Tags: monotheism, religion & spirituality, polythiesm
Asked by truth exposed, 20 Dec '12 08:46 pm
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Monoethism = The doctrine or belief that there is only one God.

polyethism = the belief in several deities

and no long lecture is required to clarify what these both words mean
Answered by iqbal seth, 20 Dec '12 09:50 pm

 
  
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Fundamental differences between monotheism and polytheism

By definition monotheism is the belief in, and worship of, one god only. Polytheism is, by definition, the belief in, and worship of, many gods and/or goddesses. Both polytheistic and monotheistic religions have existed for thousands of years. At this time, there is no way of knowing which came first. However, this is the subject of frequent debate. There is, and always will be, many events in history that modern man is unaware of. Therefore, this matter will probably never be decided on. Even if we label the oldest known religion on Earth as the certain victor, there will always be a difference between oldest known and oldest.

In ancient and modern times groups of people have practiced both monotheistic and polytheistic religions. Not all religions can be labeled as either monotheistic or polytheistic. However, these two beliefs are the most fundamentally different of all beliefs. This does not include atheism, which is, ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 21 Dec '12 09:26 pm

 
  
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By definition monotheism is the belief in, and worship of, one god only. Polytheism is, by definition, the belief in, and worship of, many gods and/or goddesses. Both polytheistic and monotheistic religions have existed for thousands of years. At this time, there is no way of knowing which came first. However, this is the subject of frequent debate. There is, and always will be, many events in history that modern man is unaware of. Therefore, this matter will probably never be decided on. Even if we label the oldest known religion on Earth as the certain victor, there will always be a difference between oldest known and oldest.

In ancient and modern times groups of people have practiced both monotheistic and polytheistic religions. Not all religions can be labeled as either monotheistic or polytheistic. However, these two beliefs are the most fundamentally different of all beliefs. This does not include atheism, which is, in essence, radically different from both of these beliefs.
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Answered by anil garg, 20 Dec '12 08:55 pm

 
  
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