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English

Etymology

theo- (god) (from Ancient Greek θεός (theos), god)) + -crasy (mixing) (from Ancient Greek κρᾶσις (krasis), mixing”, “tempering))

Pronunciation

  • (RP) IPA: /θiˈɒkɹəsi/

Homophones: theocracy

Noun

Singular
theocrasy

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural theocrasies

theocrasy (countable and uncountable; plural theocrasies)

  1. (Neopagan theology) Interaction, admixture, and conflation of divine principles.
    • 2007: Isaac Bonewits, Neopagan Rites: A Guide to Creating Public Rituals That Work, chapter 1: “Defining Our Terms”, page 3 (first edition; Llewellyn; ISBN 9780738711997)
      Duotheism1 (two deities) is what Neopagans call a religion in which the duotheologians claim that there are two deities, usually of opposite gender, and that all other spirits are aspects or faces of these two, through a process known as theocrasy2 (deity mingling).

Usage notes

References

  • Notes:
  1. ^ Neopagan Rites by Isaac Bonewits (2007, 1 Ed., Llewellyn, ISBN 9780738711997), endnote 2

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