theocrasy

noun the·oc·ra·sy \"\
variants: or

theocrasia

less commonly

theokrasia

\ˌthēəˈkrāz(h)ēə\

Definition of theocrasy

plural

theocrasies

or

theocrasias

  1. 1 :  a fusion or mixture of different deities in the minds of worshipers the theocrasy of divinities of East and West; also :  the identification of formerly separate deities the theocrasy of Zeus and Helios in the invocation of Zeus-Helios as one god

  2. 2 :  an intimate union of the soul with the One or God in contemplation

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Origin and Etymology of theocrasy

Late Greek theokrasia, from Greek the- + -krasia (from kras- —stem of kerannynai to mix—+ -ia -y)


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