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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A visible (but not necessarily material) manifestation of a deity to a human person.

Usage examples (29)
  • Any mundane reality could yield a theophany if approached withreverent imagination - a place, a rock, a tree, a man, or a woman.
  • In fact, the so-called theophany doesn't reveal anything that is not accessible to natural theology and a Wisdom perspective.
  • When I first learned of that correlation in college, I at once associated the idea of theophany with that of vocation and that of baptism with both.
  • So why does the 'theophany' mention the things it does? for more
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