theanthropism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek god + man.

Noun[edit]

theanthropism (uncountable)

  1. A state of being God and man.
  2. The ascription of human attributes to a deity.
    • 1879, William Ewart Gladstone, The Olympian System Versus the Solar Theory
      Here is a tradition embodying that vital union of the human with the divine , which is expressed in the word theanthropism, or anthropomorphism

References[edit]

theanthropism in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913