Deiformity


Related to Deiformity: ameliorating, neophilism, trimestrial

De`i`for´mi`ty


n.1.Likeness to deity.
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He masterfully offers theological insights that are pointed, even if left underdeveloped, especially in the form of such expressions as "Christify," "ecclesiastify," or the "'interior Eucharist' of the mystical life"; and such pithy theological declarations as "the doctrine of deification presupposes the humanization of God" (71), "the deiformity of humankind corresponds to the humanity of God" (95), and "the divine is paradoxically more human than humanity itself" (95).
In her estimation, Cusanus' commitment to human deification and deiformity produces much of what is distinctive in ontological, psychological, and epistemological views.
Stressing the human person's deiformity, Irenaeus highlights a divine-human intimacy, absent in gnostic thinking.