anthropotheism


anthropotheism
The belief that gods began as humans and are human in nature

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • anthropotheism — an·thro·po·the·ism …   English syllables

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  • Anthropomorphism — is the attribution of uniquely human characteristics to non human creatures and beings, natural and supernatural phenomena, material states and objects or abstract concepts. Subjects for anthropomorphism commonly include animals and plants… …   Wikipedia

  • Anthropomorphisme — Portrait de lapin anthropomorphe de John Tenniel, apparaissant dans le premier chapitre d Alice au pays des merveilles de Lewis Carroll. L’anthropomorphisme est l attribution de caractéristiques comportementales ou morphologiques humaines à d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • allotheism — Synonyms and related words: acosmism, animatism, animism, anthropolatry, anthropomorphism, anthropotheism, autotheism, cosmotheism, deism, ditheism, dualism, dyotheism, heathendom, heathenism, heathenry, henotheism, hylotheism, idolatry,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • anthropomorphism — Synonyms and related words: acosmism, allotheism, anthropolatry, anthropopathism, anthropotheism, autotheism, cosmotheism, deism, ditheism, dualism, dyotheism, henotheism, humanization, hylotheism, monolatry, monotheism, multitheism, myriotheism …   Moby Thesaurus

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