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the·og·o·ny

 (thē-ŏg′ə-nē)
n. pl. the·og·o·nies
An account of the origin and genealogy of the gods.

the′o·gon′ic (-ə-gŏn′ĭk) adj.
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Shults sets out a fresh synopsis and significant expansion of the theogonic reproduction theory, which hypothesizes that gods (supernatural agent conceptions) are born in human minds and borne in human cultures as a result of a complex set of reciprocally reinforcing, phylogenetically inherited, and socially sustained cognitive and coalitional biases.
Studies identified different typologies of the myth, ranging from natural, social and anthropological myths, to theogonic, cosmogonic and eschatological myths (Milosevic and Stojadinovic 2012, 77).
Nietzsche, not unlike the theogonic Leibniz, sought to propel exceptional profundity into the future in order to raise the common cultural reserve of the race, particularly given its state of decline in the nineteenth century.
The other major work presented here is Marullus's Hymns to Nature, which belongs to a genre of theogonic poetry that begins with Hesiod and the Homeric Hymns and extends through Cleanthes, Callimachus, and Proclus.
In fact, Christianity knew itself not through theogonic symbols and mythology but through a sacred history.
This means that God was free to be or not to be, free to start a theogonic process or not to do so."
(Translation Murray) I would argue that Statius is inviting us to think of this part of the Iliad passage by establishing a theogonic tone in the necklace description.
All this is not only suggested by the narrator's parodic prefatorial history of Saddle Meadow, in which the monumentalization of the Glendinning name and of the "house" (and the American nation) is mocked by way of his focusing on the multitudinous contradictions between the historical past and the present that disrupts the "theogonic" continuity of the Origin so crucial, according to Nietzsche and Foucault, to monumental history.
Recalling Boehme's notion of the "primal dark abyss" as the theogonic well-spring of all things (Ungrund), Berdyaev wrote: "Beyond any given being lies a still deeper being, and transcendence is always an attaining of a deeper being." Berdyaev is not simply an affirmer of the Absolute but also of human dignity, an assent inherent in the principle of Godmanhood that figured considerably in the multiform "Russian Religious Renaissance," as Berdyaev called the movement that reached its pinnacle in the early years of the twentieth century and is also referred to as the Silver Age of Russian philosophy.
Ninhursag and the embedded Enki sounds like mere sound-play, it is nonetheless an authentically theogonic play that in turn supports the cosmological order of the emergent Dilmun.
enlightenment, who saw the tales about the gods as theogonic allegories
In the absence of such harmonizing theogonic energy, all our Mwaris and Modimos would divide rather than unite, and unity is what the African ethic needs the most.