Anthropomorphite


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An`thro`po`mor´phite


n.1.One who ascribes a human form or human attributes to the Deity or to a polytheistic deity.
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Studia Monastica 44 (2002): 13-42; idem, "The Vision of God and the Form of Glory: More Reflections on the Anthropomorphite Controversy of AD 399," in Abba: The Tradition of Orthodoxy in the West: Fest-Schrift for Bishop Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia, ed.
In De Ecclesiastico Dogmate Gennadius of Marseilles classes Tertullian with the Anthropomorphites, the Audiani, and Melito of Sardis as purveyors of belief in the corporeality of God.
Proof of the suasive power of this proposal is that virtually no one retains a memory of the Church's straggle against the Egyptian anthropomorphites, while almost everyone is convinced that premodern science perpetuates the allegedly mythological tendency to distort the first things by casting them in comforting and familiar human forms.