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Polytheism
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Modern Discovery of Polytheism

1. In a letter to Jacobi of January 6, 1813,1 Goethe states that as poet and artist he is a polytheist, as a natural scientist he is a pantheist, and as a moral person he is a Christian. With this sovereign religious self-c…

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Gladigow, Burkhard, “Polytheism”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 03 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5287_bdr_COM_00349>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223



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