kenosis


ke·no·sis

noun \kə-ˈnō-səs, kē-\

Definition of KENOSIS

:  the relinquishment of divine attributes by Jesus Christ in becoming human
ke·not·ic \-ˈnä-tik\ adjective

Origin of KENOSIS

Late Greek kenōsis, from Greek, action of emptying, from kenoun to purge, empty, from kenos empty
First Known Use: 1873

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary

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