theophany

Synonyms and related words:
Christophany, Masan, Satanophany, afflatus, angelophany, apocalypse, apparition, appearance, appearing, arising, astral, astral spirit, avatar, banshee, coming, coming into being, coming-forth, control, departed spirit, direct communication, disclosure, disembodied spirit, dissemination, divine inspiration, divine revelation, duppy, dybbuk, eidolon, embodiment, emergence, epiphany, evidence, evincement, exposure, expression, form, forthcoming, ghost, grateful dead, guide, hant, haunt, idolum, immateriality, incarnation, incorporeal, incorporeal being, incorporeity, indication, inspiration, issuance, larva, lemures, manes, manifestation, materialization, materializing, mystical experience, mysticism, occurrence, oni, opening, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, pneumatophany, poltergeist, presence, presentation, proof, prophecy, publication, realization, revelation, revenant, rise, rising, shade, shadow, shape, showing, showing forth, shrouded spirit, specter, spectral ghost, spirit, spook, sprite, theophania, theopneustia, theopneusty, unfolding, unfoldment, unsubstantiality, vision, walking dead man, wandering soul, wraith, zombie

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Theophany — The*oph a*ny, n.; pl. { nies}. [Gr. ?; ? God + ? to appear.] A manifestation of God to man by actual appearance, usually as an incarnation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • theophany — (n.) 1630s, from L.L. theophania, from Gk. theophaneia, from theos god (see THEA (Cf. Thea)) + phainein to show (see PHANTASM (Cf. phantasm)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • theophany — [thē äf′ə nē] n. pl. theophanies [LL(Ec) theophania < Gr theophaneia: see THEO & PHANE] a manifestation of God or a deity …   English World dictionary

  • Theophany — For the Christian holiday, see Epiphany (holiday). For the given name, see Tiffany (given name). Death of Semele by Peter Paul Rubens …   Wikipedia

  • theophany — theophanic /thee euh fan ik/, theophanous, adj. /thee of euh nee/, n., pl. theophanies. a manifestation or appearance of God or a god to a person. [1625 35; < LL theophania < LGk theopháneia. See THEO , PHANY] * * * ▪ theology       (from Greek… …   Universalium

  • theophany — An appearance or revelation of God, often in the OT in connection with a sanctuary (Exod. 40:34–8); as to Isaiah in the Temple (Isa. 6:1); God s presence is indicated by fire or wind and clouds (Deut. 33:2; Ps. 68:33; 104:3). According to… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • theophany —    This word (from the Greek theos, meaning God, and phaneia, meaning appearance ) refers to a manifestation of the divine to a human person. Theophany often refers to revelatory events in the Bible, such as the manifestation of Godin the burning …   Glossary of theological terms

  • theophany — noun (plural nies) Etymology: Medieval Latin theophania, from Late Greek theophaneia, from Greek the + phaneia (as in epiphaneia appearance) more at epiphany Date: circa 1633 a visible manifestation of a deity • theophanic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • theophany — noun A visible manifestation of a deity. See Also: epiphany, hierophany …   Wiktionary

  • THEOPHANY —    the temporal and spatial manifestation of GOD or the divine in some tangible form …   Concise dictionary of Religion

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