deities of the polytheistic
faith, such as devils and angels, are not
Fetishism is a key concept of modernity, he says, but acquired a negative connotation from Africa where Europeans applied it to incomprehensible religious practices such as the adoration of stone or wooden objects that stamped savage practices as polytheistic
The strongest link between Manganilla's Moors and Native America arises in the characterization of Moorish religion as polytheistic
MAP also revisits the relationship between religious thought and practice, and between polytheistic
and monotheistic systems, questioning the relevance of these categories.
Praising the attack, the Islamic State (IS) noted that its "heroic Caliphate soldier tore down one of the most famous nightclubs where Christians celebrated their polytheistic
The reasons for the fatwa against "PokAaAaAeA@mon" listed by the clerics includ the game's alleged promotion of natural evolution through its monster character's "evolved" stages, polytheistic
themes, and Christian and Shinto religious iconography.
In addition to excluding those who are polytheistic
or who just question why God would support one nation over any other, they exclude non-believers.
Freeman discusses god's existence in the polytheistic
religions of Buddhism and Hinduism as well as in the monotheistic Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.
religions, which are close to nature, overlap naturally since it is the same elements that are essentially the subject of worship.
Frend have treated this topic by discussing only the role of emperors and governors in persecution of the Christians, leaving out an account of ordinary people in the polytheistic
He argues that Islam followed essentially the same trajectory as other transitions from paganism to monotheism, focusing especially on Rome's transition from a complex polytheistic
system to an official monotheism in which Christianity served as the imperial faith of the empire and the emperor as its protector.
It's a fraught, heaving world, a polytheistic
marketplace of arbitrary violence and idolatrous come-ons.