autotheism


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autotheism

(ˌɔːtəʊˈθiːɪzəm)
n
1. the doctrine of God's self-existence and subsistence
2. the worship of oneself or the belief that one is a god

autotheism

a person’s elevation of himself into being his own god.
See also: Attitudes
the Calvinist doctrine of the separate existence of God the Son, derived from Calvin’s assertion that Christ took His person from God, but not His substance. — autotheist, n. — autotheistic, adj.
See also: Christ
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