physitheism


physitheism
Giving physical form to a deity

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Physitheism — is the attribution of a physical form and attributes to deities, a practice associated with the ancient Greeks and to a lesser extent the Romans. In modern Jewish and Christian theology the Abrahamic God is held to be a transcendent spirit with… …   Wikipedia

  • physitheism — attribution of physical form and attributes to deities Philosophical Isms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • physitheism — phys·i·theism …   English syllables

  • physitheism —   n. nature worship; ascription to God of physical shape …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • physitheism — |fizə̇+ noun Etymology: physi + theism 1. : ascription of physical form to deity 2. : veneration of the physical powers of nature …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anthropotheism — is ascribing human form and nature to gods, or the belief that gods are only deified human beings. Associated with classical Greek and Roman beliefs, a type of anthropotheism finds a modern expression in the Mormon world view of eternal… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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

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


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