Theology

Theological Term of the Week: Anthropomorphism

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This week’s term: Anthropomorphism – The Biblical use of some element of the human (antrhop) body, which is used to describe an act or continuing activity of God, such as in Romans 10:21. Whereas, God is exclusively spirit and does not possess human body parts, these parts are attributed to Him in order to describe, or explain divine action which we otherwise would be hard-put to understand.

Last week’s term:¬†Trichotomy – The theological view of man which holds that the soul and spirit are separate terms, and that thus man is a three-part being, made up of body, soul, and spirit.

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