theanthropism

noun
the·​an·​thro·​pism | \ thēˈan(t)thrəˌpizəm \
plural -s

Definition of theanthropism

1 : a state of being God and man especially : the union of the divine and human natures in Christ
2a : the ascription of human attributes to the Deity, or to a polytheistic deity : anthropomorphism
b : belief in the incarnation of deity in human form or in the divinity of a mortal

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theanthropos + -ism

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“Theanthropism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theanthropism. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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