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28. God / E. Attitudes to God / 1. Monotheism

[view that there is just one god]

4 ideas
Zoroaster and the Hebrew prophets evolved different versions of monotheism [Armstrong,K on Zoroaster]
Stoics teach that God is a unity, variously known as Mind, or Fate, or Jupiter [Diog. Laertius on Chrysippus]
Either the gods are identical, or one is more beautiful than another [Cicero]
Monotheism introduced intolerance into religious thinking [Armstrong,K]