- a manifestation or appearance of God or a god to a person.
Origin of theophany
Examples from the Web for theophany
Historical Examples of theophany
But the result of the theophany is small only in the same fashion as its cause was small.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 1
The expression is notable, for the song of the sky is thunder and the theophany that of Sinai.The Lords of the Ghostland
They do not deny a theophany in the gift of Christianity; but they deny two very different things, viz.:—1.
That this is theophany alone;—that is, they look for some divine elements elsewhere; and they look for some human here.
In all these cases the angels, like the Mal'akh Yahweh, are connected with or represent a theophany.
- theol a manifestation of a deity to man in a form that, though visible, is not necessarily material