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Kathenotheism is a term coined by the philologist Max Müller[?] to mean the worship of one god at a time. It is closely related to henotheism and 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 henotheist 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. A kathenotheist worships one God at a time, depending on their locality or the time.

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