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Published: 1st September 2021
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Astrotheosis. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/astrotheosis. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].
the process regarded as taking place after death in which a person’s conscious soul navigates their journey towards union with The Cosmos before their cosmic cessation.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Astrotheotic | ˈ astrəʊˈ θiː ɒtɪk | adjective
Astrotheotical | ˈ astrəʊˈ θiː ɒtɪk(ə)l | adjective
Astrotheotically | ˈ astrəʊˈ θiː ɒtɪk(ə)li | adverb
Astrotheoticism | ˈ astrəʊˈ θiː ɒtɪsɪz(ə)m | noun
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astro- is used to denote “the astronomical world and its phenomena”, which is conjoined to the word theosis which is itself made up of the prefix theo- denoting God or divinity and the suffix -osis denoting “a state of being or condition”, altogether meaning “union with God by way of the astronomical world.”
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