Definition of "theophany" [the•oph•a•ny]

  • (noun) An appearance of a god to a human; a divine manifestation.

Use "theophany" in a sentence

  • "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."
  • "This is what theologians call a theophany—a temporary vision of God given to his people for the purpose of encouragement."
  • "In fact, the so-called theophany doesn't reveal anything that is not accessible to natural theology and a Wisdom perspective."

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