traducianistic

traducianism

[truh-doo-shuh-niz-uhm, -dyoo-]
noun Theology.
the doctrine that the human soul is propagated along with the body. Compare creationism ( def 3 ).

Origin:
1840–50; < Late Latin trādūciānus transmitter (trāduci-, stem of trādux lineage (Latin: vine led across for propagation, derivative of trādūcere to lead across; see traduce) + -ānus -an) + -ism

traducianist, traducian, noun, adjective
traducianistic, adjective
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traducianism (trəˈdjuːʃəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
Compare creationism the theory that the soul is transmitted to a child in the act of generation or concomitantly with its body
 
[C18: from Church Latin trādūciānus, from trādux transmission; see traduce]
 
tra'ducianist
 
n, —adj
 
tra'ducian
 
n, —adj
 
traducian'istic
 
adj

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