The*oc"ra*sy (?), n. [Gr. union of the soul with God; God + a mixing, akin to to mix.]

1.

A mixture of the worship of different gods, as of Jehovah and idols.

This syncretistic theocracy by no means excludes in him [Solomon] the proper service of idols. J. Murphy.

2. Philos.

An intimate union of the soul with God in contemplation, -- an ideal of the Neoplatonists and of some Oriental mystics.

 

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