Theurgy meaning

thē'ûr-jē
Divine or supernatural intervention in human affairs.
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The performance of miracles with supernatural assistance.
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Magic performed with the aid of beneficent spirits, as formerly practiced by the Neo-Platonists.
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An occurrence or accomplishment or a sequence of these, esp. when remarkable or extraordinary, viewed as effected by supernatural or divine agency.
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A set of acts or incantations taken to be capable of producing such occurrences or accomplishments.
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A form of magic designed to allow for conjuration or communication with spirits or deities.
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Origin of theurgy

  • Late Latin theūrgia from Greek theourgiā sacramental rite, mystery theo- theo- -ourgiā -urgy
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Late Latin theurgia, from Ancient Greek θεουργία (theourgia, “sorcery"), from θεός (theós, “god") + ἔργον (ergon, “work").
    From Wiktionary