Meaning of henotheism


Pronunciation: (hen'u-thē-iz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. the worship of a particular god, as by a family or tribe, without disbelieving in the existence of others.
  2. ascription of supreme divine attributes to whichever one of several gods is addressed at the time.
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