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Originally posted by Seraphim_Serpente
SpeakerofTruth - I think that you mean "Monotheism" vs. "Polytheism" i.e. the Belief & Worship of one God vs. the Belief & Worship of many. Although you did hit the nail on the head - more or less - since "Polytheism" would be considered "Pagan".
Originally posted by optimus primal
which pagan religion are you speaking of? i know personally that in the case of teutonic reconstructural religions like norse heathenism that what you've said is not the case. all the norse Gods and Goddesses are singular beings with distinct personalites and attributes.
you are correct in some cases, there are some religions where their gods are aspects of one divine being, but it's not universal amongst pagans.
However, I am really referring more or less to the Egyptian and Greek gods and godesses.