theanthropism

theanthropism

[thee-an-thruh-piz-uhm]
noun
1.
the doctrine of the union of the divine and human natures, especially the manifestation of God as man in Christ.
2.
the attribution of human nature to the gods.

Origin:
1810–20; the- + anthrop- + -ism

theanthropist, noun
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theanthropism (θiːˈænθrəˌpɪzəm)
 
n
1.  the ascription of human traits or characteristics to a god or gods
2.  Christian theol the doctrine of the hypostatic union of the divine and human natures in the single person of Christ
 
[C19: from Ecclesiastical Greek theanthrōpos (from theos god + anthrōpos man) + -ism]
 
thean'thropic
 
adj
 
the'anthropist
 
n

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