History Of Polytheism Essay

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History polytheism
{ Does polytheism religions give more hope and are more specific?}

There have been many polytheistic religions over the ancient period and have developed to a certain extent to our modern day life, some classic examples of polytheism is Indian, Greek and Egyptian mythology and most of the Near east {Asia} in the ancient time period, polytheism still exists to this day with only one religion; Hinduism.
To this modern day we only believe in one god, either if its Christianity, Muslim or Judaism. (who we pray to, give grace and go to church, for, a god that can do everthing?) i believe that back in the early civillations of Greek, Hinduism and Egyptian it was much ...view middle of the document...

there are many beliefs and questioning to this modern day whether Hinduism is polytheist, monotheistic or even pantheistic as there are different stories and myths of these gods and who is really there superior “god” or “gods”.
Most Hindu’s believe that its polytheistic due to the old sacred texts, The Vedas, which are full of myths, rituals and aspects in the natural world that some Hindu’s still believe in and commence in these rituals.
Even thought Hinduism was better known as polytheist, they question this due to reincarnation. (http://religiousfacts.com/hinduism/beliefs/theisn.htm) paragraph 4.

Egyptian mythology has been polytheistic for practically forever, in ancient period there was 18 gods, Individual kings worshipped their own gods, as did the workers and other citizens.
Egypt had formulated the ideas and beliefs of a “greater being” and showed this by creating pictures and paintings, which showed there traits, living, death and so on.
The gods reigns...

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