Etymology
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anthropolatry (n.)

"worship of a human being," 1650s, from Greek anthrōpos "man, human" (see anthropo-) + latreia "hired labor, service, worship" (see -latry). The accusation was made by pagans against Christians and by Christians against pagans. The word also figured in Church disputes about the nature of Christ.

updated on September 23, 2022

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