Thx, the online sources are not in agreement, possibly because the writers fail 
to understand Advaita Vedanta. As to Henotheism, the Wikipedia post has it 
right, in that one (like Shankara) can accept the tenet: "Brahman is the world, 
the world is Brahman", along with the label "God".
 Personally, I prefer the Buddhist perspective in not calling existence (Cf. 
MMY's SBAL) "God", even though MMY used the term in one small book.  But in the 
broadest sense, Shakara's worldview can be called Henotheism
 As to the similarity between Shankara's Advaita Vedanta and Spinoza, the 
famous linguist Max Mueller was the first to point this out, but the similarity 
extends only to what Spinoza called "Substance" (or Being-In-Itself).  This is 
the same as MMY's "Being", and possibly that of Aristotle, although the latter 
wasn't a Monist.
 In the West, humanity would have to wait until Plotinus to encounter true 
non-dual Monism.
 (But alas, no connection to Quietism.)
 Spinoza was a further advance, but his approach was through rationalism, and 
he also failed to get the connection to Quietism.  But a contemporary of his, 
George Fox, did get the connection.

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