He monotheism it is the belief that postulates the existence of a single God . He Christianity , he Judaism and the Islam They are some of the monotheistic religions with the largest number of faithful.
For monotheism, there is only one god who is the creator of the universe. This god is almighty and eternal . For him polytheism instead they exist various gods , each with different powers and powers. He atheism , while, deny the existence of every god .
Therefore, atheists do not believe in gods, monotheists believe in only one god and polytheists , in more than one god. Monotheism and polytheism, in turn, are framed in concrete religious systems with specific doctrines and dogmas.
The simultaneous veneration of different divinities was a characteristic of primitive societies linked to the superstitions . Over time, the human being It was generally turning to monotheism, appearing the figure of gods with particular names and images on which cults were erected.
Take the case of Christianity . According to this religion , there is a God who has presence as three different people: it is Father , Son and Holy Spirit . This Trinity many times it generates controversy since there are currents that maintain that Christian monotheism, in reality, is not such.
The Christian God is omnipotent , omniscient , omnipresent and omnibenevolent . This means that this monotheism contemplates a divinity that has absolute power, knows everything, is present everywhere simultaneously and is pure love . It is interesting to note that these characteristics give rise to various logical paradoxes.