These religions, influenced by various historical pagan beliefs of pre-modern Europe, exist today and are called contemporary or modern paganism, also called neopaganism. Whereas most pagan religions express a pantheistic, polytheistic or animistic worldview, there are some monotheistic pagans. Heathenism - What is it? Heathenism has been generally defined as anyone involved in a religious act, practice or ceremony that is not Christian. Pagans were followers of an ancient religion that worshipped several gods (polytheistic).
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