theanthropism

noun

the·​an·​thro·​pism
thēˈan(t)thrəˌpizəm
plural -s
1
: a state of being God and man
especially : the union of the divine and human natures in Christ
2
a
: 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

Word History

Etymology

theanthropos + -ism

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“Theanthropism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theanthropism. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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