Kathenotheism is a term coined by the philologist Max Müller to mean the worship of one
godat a time. It is closely related to monolatrismand polytheism. Müller originally coined the term in reference to the Vedas; he argued there are different supreme gods at different times. Kathenotheism is sometimes distinguished as follows: a monolatrist worships only one God during their whole life (assuming they do not undergo a conversion); while they accept that other gods exist they do not worship them.
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