polytheism

(noun) A religion based on beliefs about multiple deities.

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  • A (noun) polytheist has (adjective) polytheistic or (adjective) polytheistical beliefs and views the world (adverb) polytheistically.

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How to Cite the Definition of Polytheism

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “polytheism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 14, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/polytheism/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

polytheism. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/polytheism/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “polytheism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/polytheism/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“polytheism.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 14 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/polytheism/>.