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Monotheism
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Monotheism is a religious, theological, or philosophical position whose normative feature is recognition of only one God.

Those who use the term “monotheism” in either confession or research are differentiating between different views of God. Like other isms, this term also tends to denote a movement, sphere, or epoch in which, whether the respective inhabitants or cont…

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Colpe, Carsten, “Monotheism”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 18 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_M812>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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