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Divinization \Div`i*ni*za"tion\, n. A making divine.
--M. Arnold.


n. The act or process of making divine.

Divinization (Christian)

In Christian theology, divinization ( deification, making divine, or theosis) is the transforming effect of divine grace, the spirit of God, or the atonement of Christ. It literally means to become more divine, more like God, or take upon a divine nature.

Usage examples of "divinization".

And thus no true Descent, no true divinization of this Earth, of this body, or of this life.

The evening before that ceremony the Senate sent a delegation to me bearing its condolences, and offering the honors of divinization to Lucius, to which he was entitled as the emperor's adopted son.