[ dahy-thee-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈdaɪ θiˌɪz əm /
the doctrine of or belief in two equally powerful gods.
belief in the existence of two independent antagonistic principles, one good and the other evil, as in Zoroastrianism.
Related formsdi·the·ist, noundi·the·is·tic, di·the·is·ti·cal, adjective
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Nevertheless, the author carefully avoids the extremes of Docetism or ditheism.The Unseen World and Other Essays|John Fiske
British Dictionary definitions for ditheism
/ (ˈdaɪθiːˌɪzəm) /
the belief in two equal gods
the belief that two equal principles reign over the world, one good and one evil
Derived Formsditheist, nounditheistic, adjective
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