Henotheism meaning

hĕn'ə-thē-ĭz'əm
Belief in the supremacy of one god without denying the existence of others.
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Belief in or worship of one god without denying the existence of others.
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Belief in or worship of one deity without denying the existence of other deities.
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Origin of henotheism

  • Greek heno- (from heis hen- one sem-1 in Indo-European roots) Greek theos god dhēs- in Indo-European roots –ism
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From German Henotheismus, coined 19th century by Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling, from Ancient Greek ἕν (hen) (stem of εἷς (heis, “one”)) + Theismus
    From Wiktionary