in fusionism


noun Theology.
the doctrine that the soul existed in a previous state and is infused into the body at conception or birth.

1880–85; infusion + -ism

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infusionism (ɪnˈfjuːʒəˌnɪzəm)
Christian theol the doctrine that at the birth of each individual a pre-existing soul is implanted in his body, to remain there for the duration of his earthly life
n, —adj

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