Theophilanthropism The`o*phi*lan"thro*pism, n. The doctrine of the theophilanthropists; theophilanthropy. [1913 Webster]

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  • theophilanthropism — ˌthēōfə̇ˈlan(t)thrəˌpizəm noun Etymology: French théophilanthropisme, from théophilanthropie + isme ism : the doctrines or tenets of the theophilanthropists * * * theophilanˈthropism noun • • • Main Entry: ↑theo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Theophilanthropists — • A deistic sect formed in France during the latter part of the French Revolution Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Theophilanthropists     Theophilanthropists      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Theophilanthropy — The Theophilanthropists ( Friends of God and Man ) were a deistic sect, formed in France during the latter part of the French Revolution.OriginsSome disciples of Rousseau and Robespierre set up a new religion, to combine Rousseau s deism and… …   Wikipedia

  • Theophilanthropy — The o*phi*lan thro*py, n. [Gr. ? God + E. philanthropy.] Theophilanthropism. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • French Revolution — • A view of its effect on the Church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. French Revolution     French Revolution     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • theophilanthropist — noun an advocate of theophilanthropism …   Wiktionary

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