theanthropism


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the·an·thro·pism

 (thē-ăn′thrə-pĭz′əm)
n.
1. Attribution of human traits to God; anthropomorphism.
2. Christianity The doctrine of the union of human and divine natures in Jesus.

the·an′thro·pist n.

theanthropism

(θiːˈænθrəˌpɪzəm)
n
1. (Other Non-Christian Religions) the ascription of human traits or characteristics to a god or gods
2. (Theology) Christian theol the doctrine of the hypostatic union of the divine and human natures in the single person of Christ
[C19: from Ecclesiastical Greek theanthrōpos (from theos god + anthrōpos man) + -ism]
ˌtheanˈthropic adj
theˈanthropist n

theanthropism

1. the attributing of human characteristics to God; anthropomorphism.
2. a belief in the divinity of a human being.
3. a belief in God’s becoming man. Also called theanthroposophy.theanthropist, n.
See also: God and Gods
the condition of being, simultaneously, both god and man. Also theanthropology. — theanthropist, n. — theanthropic, adj.
See also: Christ
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Noun1.theanthropism - (theology) the doctrine that Jesus was a union of the human and the divine
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
theological doctrine - the doctrine of a religious group
2.theanthropism - the representation of objects (especially a god) as having human form or traitstheanthropism - the representation of objects (especially a god) as having human form or traits
representational process - any basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else