Definition of Monotheism

1. Noun. Belief in a single God.

Generic synonyms: Theism
Specialized synonyms: Judaism, Islam, Islamism, Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism
Derivative terms: Monotheist, Monotheistic
Antonyms: Polytheism



Definition of Monotheism

1. n. The doctrine or belief that there is but one God.

Definition of Monotheism

1. Noun. The belief in a single god; especially within an organized religion. ¹

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Definition of Monotheism

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Literary usage of Monotheism

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1. The Contemporary Review (1878)
"Is monotheism n Primitive Form of Religioni IF you consider how natural, how intelligible, how inevitable, was the origin and growth of the principal ..."

2. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Frederic Harrison (1896)
"We have seen that the passage from polytheism to monotheism was favourable to the scientific spirit, and to its monotheism influence on human opinion in ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Those who reject the claim of Mosaic monotheism to have been revealed have ... CHRISTIAN monotheism.—The sublime monotheism taught by Jesus Christ has no ..."

4. The Origin and Development of Religious Belief by Sabine Baring-Gould (1892)
"CHAPTER XIII THE HISTORY OF monotheism The Semitic race and monotheism—Jewish monotheistic ideas gradually developed—Characteristics of Semitic ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The belief in primitive monotheism is generally rested on the authority of the ... Then, although these chapters plainly teach monotheism, and represent the ..."

6. The Cults of the Greek States by Lewis Richard Farnell (1896)
"And at most it amounts not to monotheism but ' heno- theism'—if a very awkward term may be used to denote the exaltation of one figure in the polytheism ..."

7. The Old Testament in the Light of To-day: A Study in Moral Development by William Frederic Badè (1915)
"It becomes necessary at this point to face the question whether even the Book of Deuteronomy itself teaches monotheism. The well-known passage of chapter ..."

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