kathenotheism "a form of polytheism characteristic of the Vedic religion, in which one god at a time is considered supreme," 1865, coined in German by Max Müller from Gk. kath' hena "one by one" + THEISM (Cf. theism). Müller also coined HENOTHEISM (Cf. henotheism) (1860), from Gk. henos "one," for "faith in a single god" as distinguished from exclusive belief in only one god, in writings on early Hebrew religion.

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