Theomachist

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Theomachist is a term used to refer to an individual who resists God or the divine will.[1] The term comes from the Greek words theos, meaning God and machē, meaning battle.[2] Karl Marx was considered by many to be a theomachist.[3] The atheists who established the Cult of Reason in Revolutionary France have also been described with this term.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ The Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary. Avil Printing Company. 1904. ISBN 0399536728. 
  2. ^ Evans, Rod. Unfamiliar Terms for Familiar Things. Penguin. ISBN 0399536728. 
  3. ^ Bernice Glatzer-Rosenthal, Martha Bohachevsky-Chomiak. A Revolution of the Spirit: Crisis of Value in Russia, 1890-1924. Fordham Univ Press. ISBN 0823212866. 
  4. ^ William R. Williams (1990-01-01). The Conservative Principle in our Literature. American Baptist Publication Society. 

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