monotheism monotheism  /ˈmɑ nə θi ɪ zəm/


  • (n) belief in a single God

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  1. Modern monotheism, as Armstrong sees it, has had two main flaws.
  2. Paving the way for this eventual triumph of monotheism was a series of prophets who cried out for exclusive devotion to Yahweh, railing against the polytheistic ways of Israel.
  3. Scholars quibble over whether what they call ethical monotheism had fully developed before the city's fall or was realized by the Jews only on their return from exile in Babylon.


  1. Gods that surround us

    Abraham, the first Hebrew, was first to spread what we call monotheism - one God. The Egyptians had 42 main gods before whom the royal family would appear at death to be judged.
    on November 3, 2013     Source: Bluffton Today

  2. One hug between pope, rabbi

    Without a doubt the greatest contribution of Jewish civilization has been ethical monotheism, where we plant the idea that the God of Israel is the God of all humanity. But at the same time, we also always stress that the religion of the Jewish people is not the religion for all humanity. There are various ways that other people have of approaching the one God, and they are legitimate.
    on November 2, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

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  1. "I asked God for the men of jihadi media to spread the message of Islam and monotheism to the world and spread real awareness to the people of the nations," al-Zawahri said.
    on Jan 5, 2008 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: Forbes

  2. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in a statement carried by state TV: "Iran's presence in space with the aim of expanding monotheism, peace and justice has now been officially recorded in history."
    on Feb 3, 2009 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source:

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