What is another word for theophany?

Pronunciation: [θiːəfˈani] (IPA)

Theophany refers to a supernatural manifestation of God. Synonyms for this word include epiphany, revelation, manifestation, appearance, and apparition. Epiphany is often used to describe a sudden realization or understanding, which can also be related to a divine revelation. Manifestation refers to the physical appearance of God in a visible or tangible form. An appearance can also refer to a sudden, unexpected sighting of God. Apparition has a similar connotation to appearance but often implies a ghostly or otherworldly presence. In summary, these synonyms all relate to the concept of God making themselves known or visible to humans in some way.

What are the hypernyms for Theophany?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    divine presence, divine manifestation, revelation from God, Divine appearance, Divine visitation, Religious revelation, Sacred epiphany.

What are the hyponyms for Theophany?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Theophany

And yet one feels that a theology without a theophany is both dry and difficult to defend.
"The Reconciliation of Races and Religions"
Thomas Kelly Cheyne
The witchery of the prophetic documents has disappeared; poetry has given place to legislation, theophany to ritual, religion to theology.
"Introduction to the Old Testament"
John Edgar McFadyen
They represent an ideal, a theophany.
"The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller"
Calvin Thomas

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