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Meaning of "monolatry" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MONOLATRY

monolatry  [mɒˈnɒlətrɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MONOLATRY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Monolatry is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MONOLATRY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Monolatrism

Monolatrism or monolatry (Greek: μόνος (monos) = single, and λατρεία (latreia) = worship) is the recognition of the existence of many gods, but with the consistent worship of only one deity. The term was perhaps first used by Julius Wellhausen. Monolatry is distinguished from monotheism, which asserts the existence of only one god, and henotheism, a religious system in which the believer worships one god alone without denying that others may worship different gods with equal validity.

Definition of monolatry in the English dictionary

The definition of monolatry in the dictionary is the exclusive worship of one god without excluding the existence of others.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MONOLATRY


anthropolatry
ˌænθrəˈpɒlətrɪ
bardolatry
bɑːˈdɒlətrɪ
bibliolatry
ˌbɪblɪˈɒlətrɪ
cosmolatry
kɒzˈmɒlətrɪ
demonolatry
ˌdiːməˈnɒlətrɪ
dendrolatry
dɛnˈdrɒlətrɪ
ecclesiolatry
ɪˌkliːzɪˈɒlətrɪ
hierolatry
ˌhaɪəˈrɒlətrɪ
ichthyolatry
ˌɪkθɪˈɒlətrɪ
iconolatry
ˌaɪkɒˈnɒlətrɪ
idolatry
aɪˈdɒlətrɪ
litholatry
lɪˈθɒlətrɪ
lordolatry
lɔːˈdɒlətrɪ
Maryolatry
ˌmɛərɪˈɒlətrɪ
necrolatry
nɛˈkrɒlətrɪ
physiolatry
ˌfɪzɪˈɒlətrɪ
plutolatry
pluːˈtɒlətrɪ
symbololatry
sɪmˈbɒlətrɪ
thaumatolatry
ˌθɔːməˈtɒlətrɪ
zoolatry
zəʊˈɒlətrɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MONOLATRY

monolater
monolatrist
monolatrous
monolayer
monoline insurer
monolingual
monolingualism
monolinguist
monolith
monolithic
monolithically
monolog
monologic
monological
monologise
monologist
monologize
monologue
monologuise
monologuist

WORDS THAT END LIKE MONOLATRY

angelolatry
astrolatry
autolatry
barratry
epeolatry
geolatry
gyniolatry
hagiolatry
heliolatry
Mariolatry
neuropsychiatry
orthopsychiatry
phratry
physiatry
podiatry
psychiatry
pyrolatry
statolatry
sympatry
theriolatry

Synonyms and antonyms of monolatry in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «monolatry» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MONOLATRY

Find out the translation of monolatry to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of monolatry from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «monolatry» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

monolatry
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

monolatría
570 millions of speakers

English

monolatry
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

monolatry
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

monolatry
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

монолатрия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

monolatria
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

monolatry
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

monolâtrie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Monolatik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Monolatrie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

拝一神教
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

monolatry
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Monolatry
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

monolatry
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

monolatry
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मोनोलाटरी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

monolatry
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

monolatria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

monolatry
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

монолатрія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Monolatria
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

monolatry
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

monolatry
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

monolatry
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

monolatry
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of monolatry

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MONOLATRY»

The term «monolatry» is used very little and occupies the 188.643 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MONOLATRY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about monolatry

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MONOLATRY»

Discover the use of monolatry in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to monolatry and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Encyclopedia of Christianity
Hanns Christof Brennecke Monolatry The term "monolatry," a combination of Gk. monos (one) and latreia (worship), refers to the religious practice of worshiping one — > God. — > Monotheism, in holding that only one God exists, is necessarily ...
Erwin Fahlbusch, Geoffrey William Bromiley, 2003
2
Unveiling God: Contextualising Christology for Islamic Culture
MONOLATRY. Continuity. with. Judaism. In second temple Judaism, monotheism was not simply a theology that was articulated in the synagogue, but something that was expressed by the believing community in the forms such as prayer to, ...
Martin Parsons, 2005
3
Method Matters: Essays on the Interpretation of the Hebrew ...
Those are two terms that Petersen found “difficult to distinguish,”4 but Fox has correctly assessed their usage recently: neither term denies the existence of other gods, as is the case with monotheism, but under monolatry, “[t]he exclusive  ...
Joel M. LeMon, Kent Harold Richards, 2009
4
Philosophers and Religious Leaders
Monolatry. Reigned. c. 1367—1350. B.C.E.. Lz'fi'. and. Work. khenaron was an Egyptian pharaoh who established a state religion based on the worship of one god. Born to Amenhotep III and Queen Tiy (a commoner), Amenhotep IV {as he ...
Christian von Dehsen, 2013
5
The Bodies of God and the World of Ancient Israel
monarchy, 88-89, 236 monolatry definition of, 147-148 diffused monolatry, 261 generally, 159 implicit monolatry, 262 I ... in, 272-273 monotheism compared, 262 polemical monolatry, 272-273 polytheism compared, 150, 159 unpolemical ...
Benjamin D. Sommer, 2009
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The Social Meanings of Sacrifice in the Hebrew Bible: A ...
The Link between Sacrifice and Obedience in Dtr I want to begin the investigation of sacrifice in Dtr by examining the ideational chain it creates to link sacrifice, monolatry, and complete obedience to the law. By briefly summarizing the ...
David Janzen, 2004
7
Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as illustrated ...
Monolatry as law, not as custom, will alone explain the supremacy of Yahveh's religion in the midst of Canaanite environment. Monolatry, it is true, implies more than the abstract assertion of the worship of a single God. Nor is it in ignorance Of  ...
Claude G. Montefiore, 2004
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Congress Volume: Oslo 1998
De Moor sees this religious pessimism reflected in the Ugaritic mythological texts, especially in the manner El is abused and diminished.1- This religious environment led in the Iron I period to an Israelite monotheism defined as monolatry.
André Lemaire, Magne Saebø, International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament. Congress, 2000
9
How to Read the Bible: A Guide to Scripture, Then and Now
This view is not what is traditionally called monotheism but monolatry (“ worshiping one”), the devotion to a single deity while at the same time accepting the existence of other deities. When one considers the matter from a distance, monolatry ...
James L. Kugel, 2012
10
Collective Reinterpretation in the Psalms: A Study of the ...
Defending the people against this threat led to intolerant monolatry, as Pakkala has convincingly demonstrated.83 It is worthy of note that DtrN's attitude towards monarchy is much more negative than the opinion of DtrH. Of course, DtrN shares ...
Marko Marttila, 2006

9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MONOLATRY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term monolatry is used in the context of the following news items.
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In Reply to Rabbi Stephen Fuchs
They were, in fact, put down over the course of a long evolution from polytheism to monolatry to monotheism (and as Rabbi Sherwin Wine ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
2
Did ancient Jews worship trees?
During and after the Babylonian Exile in the 6th century BCE, the process of moving from monolatry to monotheism intensified. If indeed Jews ... «Haaretz, Feb 15»
3
Book Notice: Walter Moberly on OT Theology
Is the Shema calling us to monotheism, belief in only one God, or monolatry, worshipping God alone and not worshipping idols? The translation ... «Patheos, Jan 15»
4
American Idol Worship
When advocates of monolatry eat bacon sandwiches and drive cars at the weekend, they indicate that we should move beyond Old Testament ... «The American Conservative, Nov 14»
5
The "Agnostic Chair"
For nearly two hours I explained different theological concepts like Pantheism, Henotheism, Polytheism, Animism, Universalism, and Monolatry. «Patheos, Sep 13»
6
An atheist's take on the Bible: The roots of the creation story
In historical terms, this could reflect a transitional stage between polytheism and monotheism: what is called monolatry. “Monolatry” means ... «National Post, Feb 13»
7
The Reasons for the Season
...the recognition of the existence of many gods, but with the consistent worship of only one deity. Monolatry is not the same thing as ... «Huffington Post, Dec 10»
8
Did Anyone Believe in One God before the Greeks?
Other terms, such as monolatry or henotheism, may describe aspects of this, but the term monotheism continues to be used broadly and will ... «The Bible and Interpretation, Dec 10»
9
The pain in religious conversion
Not a more fluffy bunny form, but a very demanding, moralistic form of Paganism which taught many things that were similar to Christianity – Monolatry (one god, ... «Beliefnet.com, Jan 10»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Monolatry [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/monolatry>. Nov 2019 ».
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