from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
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- noun Theophilanthropism.
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- noun now historical A
deisticbelief system based on the worship of Godand one's fellow man, and the immortalityof the soul.
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Some will instance France; but the Parisians alone, and a fanatical faction of them, maintained for a short time the absurd dogma of theophilanthropy.
Then the spirit of persecution took a circuitous way to gain its end: this was to cry down religion and its ministers, to promote theophilanthropy, and enforce the transferring of Sunday to the _décade_, or tenth day of every republican month.