To many outside Christianity, this looks a bit like polytheism!
It passes from apparent atheism and materialism to theism, polytheism, and spiritualism.
The latter was closely bound up with polytheism and hero-worship.
polytheism is more consonant with the republican idea, than monotheism.
polytheism was dominant while their monotheism was as yet a persecuted belief.
It is characteristic of polytheism to blur that line in several ways.
Another outstanding feature of popular Hinduism is its polytheism.
Consequently a polytheism was engendered which embraced all nature.
They expose with superfluous with and eloquence the extravagance of polytheism.
We are witnessing today what happened in the Roman empire during the decline of polytheism.