theophany


the·oph·a·ny

noun \thē-ˈä-fə-nē\
plural the·oph·a·nies

Definition of THEOPHANY

:  a visible manifestation of a deity
theo·phan·ic \ˌthē-ə-ˈfa-nik\ adjective

Origin of THEOPHANY

Medieval Latin theophania, from Late Greek theophaneia, from Greek the- + -phaneia (as in epiphaneia appearance) — more at epiphany
First Known Use: circa 1633

Other Christian Religious Terms

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

Rhymes with THEOPHANY

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