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Henotheism

(from Gk. heis, henos, “one,” and theos, “God”). Term coined by F. M. Müller* (who used it as a synonym for kathenotheism*) to designate a sort of monotheistic polytheism* that recognizes the existence of many gods, but emphasizes the worship of one of them. See also Monolatry.


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