Re: possible explanations as to why the universe exists
Originally Posted by Warrior of the Nine
There you are wrong. Yes, they pray to the saints and believe Mary is divine, but they still only call God, God. A Monotheistic religion believes in one God. Therefore Christianity is monotheistic. Even when praying to the saints and Mary they are only asking them to speak to God on their behalf.
Just because one of the deities is more powerful than the others doesn't mean that the remainder are not still deities. Before anybody can claim a religion to be monotheistic or polytheistic, you need to define what it means to be a god.