Definition of ditheism in English:



  • A belief in two gods, especially as independent and opposed principles of good and evil.

    • ‘For was it not open ditheism, when worship was claimed for two divine beings?’
    • ‘However, the acceptance of ditheism does not fit in with the monotheistic concept of God and the Devil.’
    • ‘Zarathustra (in Persia) taught ditheism, that there are two opposed Gods, one of order and one of chaos, in eternal opposition.’
    • ‘Hippolytus was careful to avoid ditheism noting explicitly that ‘I do not mean that there are two Gods.’’
    • ‘Similar to ditheism, moral dualism does not in any way imply that the religion in question is not monist or monotheistic.’
    • ‘This opposition of ideas resulted in religious dualism (ditheism) which elements makes itself felt even nowadays in the form of customs and rituals.’
    • ‘What features in this world would make you accept the following: a) polytheism, b) ditheism, c) monotheism?’