theophilanthropist

noun the·o·phi·lan·thro·pist \-pəst\

Definition of theophilanthropist

  1. :  a member of a deistic society established in Paris during the period of the Directory aiming to institute in place of Christianity, which had been officially abolished, a new religion affirming belief in the existence of God, in the immortality of the soul, and in virtue

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Origin and Etymology of theophilanthropist

theophilanthropy + -ist


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