theonomous

theonomous

(θɪˈɒnəməs)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) ruled by God; under God's governance
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It is this excess that reveals evil's theonomous intent.
But it is also not simply a theonomous discernment, following God's plan quite apart from our personal intelligence and heart.
(32) The supreme principle of the law to which man is subject is theonomous, its ultimate source of authority is the will of God; the interpretation of the law and its application to the innumerable and forever-changing life situations is autonomous.
Yip's outline of Tillich's perspective of capitalist modernity includes helpful distillations of the theologian's views of the historical development of capitalism, his affinities with the Frankfurt school, and his theonomous critique of capitalism and modernity.
The law is theonomous and is binding ipso facto, independent of the consent of the governed.
The idea of a "theonomous culture" seemed to be adequate for this aim.
It gives theonomous ethics its classic form-the identification of the moral with Divine will.
In its authentic structure, then, "good conscience," under the guidance of divine grace, develops from within the theonomous depths of the self, saying yes to the divine mystery saving us in Christ, even if one may not know Christ as a person in faith.
Second is a critical approach that analyzes films according to standards categorized as heteronomous, theonomous, and autonomous, namely those works that evaluate films according to criteria developed from other external sources, those developed from theological (God's) sources, or criteria suggested by the aesthetic forms themselves (May, 1997a).
He refers to what Tillich defined as the theonomous way.
This means that the human situation is theonomous. In its depths, it can be transparent to the God who lives there.
A theonomous culture expresses in its creations an ultimate concern and a transcending meaning not as something strange but as its own spiritual ground.(17)