Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See the extract.

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  • noun theology The fact of becoming a god; deification.

Etymologies

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From Medieval Latin theōsis, from ecclesiastical Ancient Greek θέωσις.

Examples

  • As the sacrament of such union, the Church is also the sacrament of salvation I prefer the Eastern term theosis for humanity.

    The ecclesiology of the body

  • As the sacrament of such union, the Church is also the sacrament of salvation I prefer the Eastern term theosis for humanity.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • As the sacrament of such union, the Church is also the sacrament of salvation I prefer the Eastern term theosis for humanity.

    The project continued

  • As the sacrament of such union, the Church is also the sacrament of salvation I prefer the Eastern term theosis for humanity.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • As the sacrament of such union, the Church is also the sacrament of salvation I prefer the Eastern term theosis for humanity.

    The Nuptuality of Catholicism

  • As the sacrament of such union, the Church is also the sacrament of salvation I prefer the Eastern term theosis for humanity.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • This is a process called theosis and it is captured in the words of many of the church fathers from the east,

    The Forbidden Gospels

  • In them are contained explanations of the Orthodox teaching on the Divine Essence and the Persons of the Holy Trinity, on the Incarnation of the Word of God, and on "theosis" ( "deification") of human nature.

    orrologion

  • I'm convinced that the doctrine of theosis/deification is a necessary and invaluable point of ecumenical discussion and consideration, and the more that Catholics learn about it, the better.

    Ecumenism

  • I'm convinced that the doctrine of theosis/deification is a necessary and invaluable point of ecumenical discussion and consideration, and the more that Catholics learn about it, the better.

    Pentecost in the East

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