theonomy

[thee-on-uh-mee]
Compare heteronomy.

Origin of theonomy

1885–90; < German Theonomie; see theo-, -nomy
Related formsthe·on·o·mous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for theonomous

theonomy

noun
  1. the state of being governed by God
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