theonomy

theonomy

[thee-on-uh-mee]
noun
the state of an individual or society that regards its own nature and norms as being in accord with the divine nature.
Compare heteronomy.


Origin:
1885–90; < German Theonomie; see theo-, -nomy

theonomous, adjective
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theonomy (θɪˈɒnəmɪ)
 
n
the state of being governed by God

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Main Entry:  theonomy
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  government or rule by God
Etymology:  theo(logy) + -nomy 'law'
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