heliotheism

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From helio- +‎ theism.

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heliotheism (uncountable)

  1. (theology) Worship of the Sun; belief that the Sun is a god.
    • 1905, Joseph McCabe (translator), Ernst Haeckel (author), The Riddle of the Universe: At the Close of the Nineteenth Century, Harper & Brothers Publishers, page 280:
      Sun-worship (solarism, or heliotheism) seems to the modern scientist to be the best of all forms of theism, and the one which may be most easily reconciled with modern monism.

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