theonomy

noun
the·on·o·my | \ thē-ˈä-nə-mē \

Definition of theonomy 

: the state of being theonomous : government by God

First Known Use of theonomy

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for theonomy

German Theonomie, from theo- the- (from Latin) + -nomie -nomy

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The first known use of theonomy was in 1890

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