1. the worship of a single god but without claiming that it is the only god
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use monolatry In A Sentence

  • On the other end of the spectrum there is sacrificial worship, which doesn't seem to have been offered to Jesus - perhaps not surprisingly, but if there had been Christians who emphatically wanted to broaden monolatry to include Jesus within God, using sacrificial worship to make the point would have been clear and unambiguous. Larry Hurtado: How Did Jesus Become A God?
  • A more copious list can be given of the champions of orthodoxy and demonolatry; of whom it is sufficient to enumerate the more notorious names -- Sprenger, Nider, Bodin, Del Rio, James VI., The Superstitions of Witchcraft
  • The followers of Calvin were most deeply imbued with hatred and horror of Catholic practices, and, adopting the old prejudice or policy of their antagonists, they were willing to confound the superstitious rites of Catholicism with those of demonolatry. The Superstitions of Witchcraft
  • Nepal and forms some counterpoise to the prevalent demonolatry. Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3
  • - What then would be the implications for the veneration of Christ, if indeed monolatry was being kicked around as an idea? Larry Hurtado: How Did Jesus Become A God?
  • Therefore, if Moses did espouse monolatry, then did Early Judaism see a trend toward monotheism, leadign up to Christ, away from the earlier Mosaic monolatry? Larry Hurtado: How Did Jesus Become A God?
  • When about thirty years old, he lost his wife and his only child; and finding no comfort in his ancestral demonolatry, he turned to Buddhism for relief and retired to a mountain retreat and became known and esteemed among his people as a devout ascetic and a holy man. India, Its Life and Thought
  • Frank E. Eakin argues that Moses was not a monotheist but espoused monolatry. Larry Hurtado: How Did Jesus Become A God?
  • The prevailing faith of the Dravidians, therefore, is demonolatry; and the myriad shrines in the villages and hamlets, and the daily rites conducted in them, attest the universal prevalence of this belief and the great place it has in the life of these so-called Hindus. India, Its Life and Thought
  • But although there is evidence for a centralisation of the different Canaanite-style cults into the worship of Yahweh in the capital – Jerusalem – over this period the most which can be said was that a form of monolatry, a belief in one God for a particular people had emerged. Zoroaster – forgotten prophet of the one God
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy