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Henotheism
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Abstract: The term “henotheism” was introduced to the study of the hymns of the Veda to denote the genre of texts, in which one god is alternately praised and given prominence above the others. Having…

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Janne Arp-Neumann, “Henotheism”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000330>
First published online: 2016



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