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henotheism

Saltos de línea: heno|the¦ism
Pronunciación: /ˈhɛnəʊˌθiːɪz(ə)m
 
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Definición de henotheism en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Adherence to one particular god out of several, especially by a family, tribe, or other group.
Example sentences
  • Some Indologists labeled the Hinduism they encountered polytheistic; others even coined new terms, like henotheism, to describe this baffling array of spiritual traditions.
  • Bottero's concise explanation of henotheism clarifies how a pantheon, with its bewildering myriad of gods, becomes personalised through personal preference for a single deity.
  • Probably the initial development of henotheism is in the idea of a patron deity for a city or country.

Origen

mid 19th century: from Greek heis, henos 'one' + theos 'god' + -ism.

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