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  • noun Plural form of polytheist.

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Examples

  • And it serves to reinforce the primary American image of Africa: polytheists aka "primitives", "savages", etc. with guns.

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  • And it serves to reinforce the primary American image of Africa: polytheists aka "primitives", "savages", etc. with guns.

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  • The polytheists were the enemy and not to be tolerated.

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  • Most Hindus are apparently polytheists, that is to say they venerate the images of several deities or spirits, yet most are monotheists in the sense that they address their worship to one god.

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  • While one must agree with Hume, then, it is, nevertheless, to be wished that he had not set the bad example of calling polytheists "superstitious atheists."

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  • "polytheists" -- those who worship more than one god -- and quoted several examples of the Prophet Mohammed calling for the assassination of "enemies of Islam."

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  • Make a holy war…When you meet your enemies who are polytheists "polytheists" to Islamic scholars generally includes Christians and Jews, because of, for example, Quran 9:30 invite them to three courses of action.

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  • The followers of the Asharite doctrine (Sunni Muslims found throughout the world) and the Maturidi doctrine (Sunni Muslims found primarily in Pakistan and India), who comprise hundreds of millions of Sunni Muslims in the world, are referenced by name as "polytheists," or idol worshipers.

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  • Also, they were polytheists, meaning they believed in MANY gods, and those gods, and subsequent stories about said gods were an invaluable part of their life and culture.

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  • Also, they were polytheists, meaning they believed in MANY gods, and those gods, and subsequent stories about said gods were an invaluable part of their life and culture.

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