(1) Atheism, skepticism, polytheism , materialism, pantheism, and impersonalism are by their nature contrary to love.(2) Atheism and polytheism are extremist distortions of this central truth.(3) This is not simply a clichÔö£┬«d clash between Islamic monotheism and Hindu polytheism as is made out in standard accounts on the subject.(4) In many circles of the Qawwal, tribute is paid to the mystic in words that entail transgression in terms of polytheism .(5) The ideological clash between monotheism and polytheism furnishes the world with one of its first examples of asymmetrical warfare.(6) Students were assigned to three distinctive world views: monotheism, polytheism , and atheism.(7) Avraham was trying to start the spread of monotheism in place of polytheism .(8) The nineteenth century notions of the evolution of religion from primitive animism to polytheism to monotheism have been falsified in tribe after tribe all over the world.(9) He purges them of all traces of polytheism , idol worship and superstition and all that is associated with these rituals, habits and traditions which are unworthy of man.(10) To have your ultimate concern distributed in different directions is like polytheism - worship of many divinities.(11) While insisting that he is profoundly anticlerical and anti-ecclesiastical, Rorty envisions a future America with quasi-churches serving a national religion of romantic polytheism .(12) When his followers are resistant to his demand to abandon polytheism and worship one God instead, he resorts to the cave where the angel has spoken to him before.(13) Similarly, it knows nothing of ancestor worship, polytheism , diviners or demons, all of which are attested to in various forms in earlier Israelite popular religion.(14) The Jews were called to reject polytheism and worship the one God, the Creator, whose will is revealed in the Torah, which comprises the first five books of the Bible (also known as the Pentateuch) and which contains the Ten Commandments.(15) the polytheism of the ancient Near East(16) The latter believed in caste system and untouchability, polytheism , idolatry, etc.