theanthropism

The belief in the union of the divine and human

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Theanthropism — The*an thro*pism, n. [Gr. ? god + ? man.] 1. A state of being God and man. [R.] Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. The ascription of human atributes to the Deity, or to a polytheistic deity; anthropomorphism. Gladstone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • theanthropism — theanthropist, n. /thee an threuh piz euhm/, n. 1. the doctrine of the union of the divine and human natures, esp. the manifestation of God as man in Christ. 2. the attribution of human nature to the gods. [1810 20; THE + ANTHROP + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • theanthropism — the·an·thro·pism …   English syllables

  • theanthropism — /θiˈænθrəˌpɪzəm/ (say thee anthruh.pizuhm) noun 1. the doctrine of the union of the divine and human natures, or of the manifestation of God as man in Christ. 2. the attribution of human nature to the gods. {Late Greek theanthrōpos god man + ism} …   Australian English dictionary

  • theanthropism — noun 1. (theology) the doctrine that Jesus was a union of the human and the divine • Topics: ↑theology, ↑divinity • Hypernyms: ↑theological doctrine 2. the representation of objects (especially a god) as having human form or traits …   Useful english dictionary

  • Theanthropist — The*an thro*pist, n. One who advocates, or believes in, theanthropism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Theanthropy — The*an thro*py, n. Theanthropism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • theanthropist — See theanthropism. * * * …   Universalium

  • theanthroposophy — noun Beliefs of or pertaining to theanthropism …   Wiktionary

  • theanthropist — noun A proponent of theanthropism …   Wiktionary

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