Docetism

noun
Do·ce·tism | \dō-ˈsē-ˌti-zəm, ˈdō-sə- \

Definition of Docetism 

: a belief opposed as heresy in early Christianity that Christ only seemed to have a human body and to suffer and die on the cross

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Docetist \-ˈsē-tist, -sə- \ noun

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1846, in the meaning defined above

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