One who is polytheistic is one who believes that there are many "gods." Many who espouse the Triune concept point to Old Testament scriptures as proof that there is only one God (Gen. 1:1; Isa. Any way you slice that it still comes out two gods. According to the Bible, ancient Israel's neighbors worshipped a wide variety of gods. Some religions are labeled "monotheistic" (believing in only one god) and others "polytheistic" (believing in many). The Ancient Greeks had polytheistic beliefs and this Hellenistic tradition has greatly influenced modern western thought due to the stories of these gods. 43:10-12; 44:6-8; 46:9) but these verses, as originally written, made no such claim.Although our King James Version (KJV) states in Genesis 1:1 that, "In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth,” the Hebrew identified Eloheim as the creator. However, these gods are manifestations of a single divine entity named Brahman. Hinduism is a religion that defies definite classification, and in practice, it has both monotheistic and polytheistic components. Monotheistic: Monotheistic religion believes in the existence of one God only. With over a billion adherents, many claim that the religion is monotheistic and helmed by the supreme being, Brahma. This one God is believed to create and operate the universe, and he is considered to be the all-powerful Almighty. Quran 2:87 We gave Moses the Book and followed him up with a succession of messengers; We gave Jesus the son of Mary Clear (Signs) and strengthened him with the holy spirit. The annual statistics of the religious population, taken by the Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs in 2011, show that there are over 100 million Japanese people adhering to Shinto (51.2%), 85 million to Buddhism (43.0%), 1.9 million to Christianity (1.0%), and 9.5 million in other religions (4.8%). polytheism (pŏl`ēthēĭzəm), belief in a plurality of gods in which each deity is distinguished by special functions.The gods are particularly synonymous with function in the Vedic religion (see Vedas Veda [Sanskrit,=knowledge, cognate with English wit, from a root meaning know], oldest scriptures of Hinduism and the most ancient religious texts in an Indo-European language. For example, Hindus worship many different gods. They are in fact considered one true religion which was preached by two different prophets at different times. Another example is that some interpret the Christian belief in the Holy Trinity as having polytheistic elements. The vast bulk of Christian denominations, representing the overwhelming majority of Christians, subscribe to the doctrine of the Trinity—which, boiled down to its essence, is “one God in three persons.” Non-Christian monotheists such as Jews and Muslims commonly charge Christians with believing in three gods (a form of polytheism) based on this Trinitarian doctrine. That being said, matters of the spirit aren't always cut and dried, and many faiths, whether scholars label them as such or not, are somewhere in between, … For example, "Jehovah’s witnesses" believe that Jesus is a mighty god and Jehovah is the almighty God. Some polytheistic religions share some elements of monotheistic belief, and vice versa. Yet, in much of the rest of the world, polytheism, or a belief in multiple divinities, has been a long held and popular conviction. 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