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god·head

 (gŏd′hĕd′)
n.
1. Divinity; godhood.
2. Godhead
a. The Christian God, especially the Trinity.
b. The essential and divine nature of God, regarded abstractly.

[Middle English godhode, godhede, from Old English godhād : god, god; see god + -hād, -hood.]

Godhead

(ˈɡɒdˌhɛd)
n (sometimes not capital)
1. (Theology) the essential nature and condition of being God
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the Godhead God

God•head

(ˈgɒdˌhɛd)

n.
the essential being or nature of God; the Almighty.
[1200–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Godhead - terms referring to the Judeo-Christian GodGodhead - terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
Blessed Trinity, Holy Trinity, Sacred Trinity, Trinity - the union of the Father and Son and Holy Ghost in one Godhead
hypostasis of Christ, hypostasis - any of the three persons of the Godhead constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united
Translations

godhead

[ˈgɒdhed] Ndivinidad f

Godhead

[ˈgɒdhɛd] ndivinité f

godhead

[ˈgɒdˌhɛd] ndivinità
References in classic literature ?
That wondrous oriental story is now to be rehearsed from the Shaster, which gives us the dread Vishnoo, one of the three persons in the godhead of the Hindoos; gives us this divine Vishnoo himself for our Lord; --Vishnoo, who, by the first of his ten earthly incarnations, has for ever set apart and sanctified the whale.
God is Infinite Wisdom, and Power, and Goodness - and LOVE; but if this idea is too vast for your human faculties - if your mind loses itself in its overwhelming infinitude, fix it on Him who condescended to take our nature upon Him, who was raised to heaven even in His glorified human body, in whom the fulness of the Godhead shines.
Do you mean that I do not believe in the godhead of the sun or moon, like other men?
Phylogeny of the Godhead" follows the development of the Godhead into a realm where the divine and human spirits connect.
There are two things under the absolute authority of the Godhead that make "resolutions" and give "orders.
The author has organized his text in ten chapters, focused on the etiology of evolutionary mechanisms, the concept of the protector god, sexual dominance, cooperative killing, in-group identity, and god, maladaptive submission to the godhead, the fearsome reputations of apes, men, and gods, submission by ideological surrender, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
The Godhead itself is designated by a different term--Ein Sof (infinite, of no end)--and it stands in a paradoxical relationship to the ayin.
Last January Mike Daisey offered the pointedly titled monologue Fucking Fucking Fucking Ayn Rand, and in April Wolf 359 mounted Song of a Convalescent Ayn Rand Giving Thanks to the Godhead (in the lydian mode), both at Joe's Pub in New York City.
Such Pneumatology, which accords the Spirit a particular hypostatic identity and represents him as a person constitutive of the Godhead and as a particular hypostasis, equally influential on and consubstantial with the Father and the Son, will correct the two deficient views of the Trinity that are prevalent in contemporary theology but with deep roots in ancient theologies, both Greek (prior to the fourth century) and Latin.
In the course of his analysis, Falque seeks to reunite God and man in such a way that the experience of finitude is not wholly lacking in the Godhead and that the fullness of man's being is only complete through the resurrection.
Conversely, the Fall, central to the Judaeo-Christian myth, generated a potentially lethal distance between the godhead and humans.
analyzes and evaluates Pannenberg's contribution to the current debate over the best translation of the Greek term hypostasis, which the Greek fathers used to describe the distinctions within the Godhead.