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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as theophilanthropism.

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  • noun Theophilanthropism.

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  • noun now historical A deistic belief system based on the worship of God and one's fellow man, and the immortality of the soul.


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From French théophilanthropie.


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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.

    Lord Byron jugé par les témoins de sa vie. English Teresa Guiccioli 1836

  • 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.

    Paris as It Was and as It Is Francis W. Blagdon 1798


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