Examples from the Web for docetism
A curious and far-off echo of early Docetism which also in its own way reduced Christ's suffering to a simple seeming to suffer.Modern Religious Cults and Movements|Gaius Glenn Atkins
Nevertheless, the author carefully avoids the extremes of Docetism or ditheism.The Unseen World and Other Essays|John Fiske
As compared with this, Docetism in Origen's case appears throughout in a weakened form; see Bigg, p. 191.History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack
British Dictionary definitions for docetism
Word Origin for Docetism
Word Origin and History for docetism
1846, heresy of the Docetae, who held that the body of Jesus was a phantom, from Greek Doketai, name of the sect, literally "believers," from dokein "to seem, have the appearance of, think," related to doxa (see decent).