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theanthropism

[thee-an-thruh-piz-uh m] /θiˈæn θrəˌpɪz əm/
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
1810-1820
1810-20; the- + anthrop- + -ism
Related forms
theanthropist, noun
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theanthropism

/θiːˈænθrəˌpɪzəm/
noun
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
Derived Forms
theanthropic, adjective
theanthropist, noun
Word Origin
C19: from Ecclesiastical Greek theanthrōpos (from theos god + anthrōpos man) + -ism
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