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Monotheism
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1. Monotheistic conceptions of God, whose point of departure is the existence and activity of one God, have dominated the religious understanding of Christian and post-Christian Europe for long centuries. In view of the multiplicity of other, especially polytheistic, religions, however, which premise a plurality of deities, monotheistic forms present a special case in religious history. They are not…

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Ahn, Gregor, “Monotheism”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5287_bdr_COM_00291>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223



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