- the doctrine that there are two independent divine beings or eternal principles, one good and the other evil.
- the belief that a human being embodies two parts, as body and soul.
Origin of dualism
Examples from the Web for dualism
Contemporary Examples of dualism
That breakdown of dualism, that honesty, is so important and revelatory.
I felt like it nicely represented the dualism of her character.
Historical Examples of dualism
A further religious position to be noticed here is that of Dualism.History of Religion
In the transition from dualism to monism Malebranche served as a mediator.A History of French Literature
This dualism shows itself in nature as well as in the spiritual world.History of Education
We need only pause to note Chesterton personifies this dualism.G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study
That is the dualism which dogs humanity in the mass no less than in the individual.A Poor Man's House
Stephen Sydney Reynolds
- the theory that the universe has been ruled from its origins by two conflicting powers, one good and one evil, both existing as equally ultimate first causes
- the theory that there are two personalities, one human and one divine, in Christ