Anthropomorphite


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An`thro`po`mor´phite


n.1.One who ascribes a human form or human attributes to the Deity or to a polytheistic deity.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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2:6): Variation on a Theme of Jewish Mysticism," JTS 48 (1997): 1-23; Alexander Colitzin, "'The Demons Suggest an Illusion of God's Glory in a Form': Controversy Over the Divine Body and Vision of Glory in Some Late Fourth, Early Fifth Century Monastic Literature." Studia Monastica 44 (2002): 13-42; idem, "The Vision of God and the Form of Glory: More Reflections on the Anthropomorphite Controversy of AD 399," in Abba: The Tradition of Orthodoxy in the West: Fest-Schrift for Bishop Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia, ed.
The main part of the book is occupied by examination of the development of the doctrinal issues at stake in the form of summaries of relevant material from an impressive range of writers and writings: the Origenism of Evagrius and the Nitrian monks and the Anthropomorphite controversy, the charges against Origenism brought by Epiphanius, Theophilus and Jerome (with a postscript on Shenute), and the defence of Rufinus.
(42) George Florovsky,'The Anthropomorphites in Egyptian desert', in his Aspects of Church History (Belmore: Belmont Mass, 1975), 89-96.