As Rachel Tabachnick has reported, it's often used in theocratic circles to explain why Christians have an obligation to rule.
Nachman ben Yehuda, in his recently published theocratic Democracy, makes a compelling case.
In a theocratic state governed by force and fear, I guess this counts as progress.
There is a deep divide in the theocratic establishment between Khamenei and former President Hashemi Rafsanjani.
True, most Israelis (and, indeed, most Jews) do not think of Israel as a theocratic democracy—but take a closer look.
As long as they hold this theocratic idea, to force democratic government upon them, is a farce.
Announce the sublime and solacing doctrine of theocratic equality.
Two theocratic bodies that failed to reach the full church form are Islam and the Peruvian cult of the sun.
Religious representations are much rarer than in theocratic Egypt.
The wisdom of the theocratic government of ancient Egypt was most admirable, and not founded upon mortal affections and dislikes.
1620s, "sacerdotal government under divine inspiration" (as that of Israel before the rise of kings), from Greek theokratia "the rule of God" (Josephus), from theos "god" (see Thea) + kratos "a rule, regime, strength" (see -cracy). Meaning "priestly or religious body wielding political and civil power" is recorded from 1825.
a word first used by Josephus to denote that the Jews were under the direct government of God himself. The nation was in all things subject to the will of their invisible King. All the people were the servants of Jehovah, who ruled over their public and private affairs, communicating to them his will through the medium of the prophets. They were the subjects of a heavenly, not of an earthly, king. They were Jehovah's own subjects, ruled directly by him (comp. 1 Sam. 8:6-9).