Origin of deity
OTHER WORDS FROM deitysu·per·de·i·ty, noun, plural su·per·de·i·ties.
How to use deity in a sentence
The worship of some of these deities appears to have included orgiastic rituals: music, wine, sex.
These sexual, earthy, animal-human deities really were opposed to everything the early Christians venerated as holy.
Fully enlightened beings may be avatars, incarnations of various deities.Is India’s Fallen ‘God-Man’ So Different From a Megachurch Pastor?|Jay Michaelson|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the artists put it in their essay, they ended up with “chimeric deities, hybrid talismans, and surreal stellae”.
Traditionally, Wiccans worship pagan deities and celebrate seasonally based festivals or “Sabbats.”John Friend Anusara Scandal: Inside the Wiccan ‘Sex’ Coven|Lizzie Crocker|April 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Indeed deities were in all countries considered quite above the moral obligations of men.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
He believed in demons, spirits, and dragons, and in nearly every house were idols in honour of the imaginary deities.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
But more characteristic than the erection of altars is the connection of deities with special localities.
Organisation ensues, and the general conceptions of state-deities and state-ritual are made more definite and precise.
Religion follows the new ideas, and in two of the older deities of the fields develops the notions of justice and war.