Ever and ever we have been promised the coming of the perfect man—the "man-god," as Emerson said.
The "God-man" may be "discovered" in nature; but the "Man-god" must be "created" by man.
The man of evolution is precisely the man-God of Christianity.
The other kind of man-god is only a superior 'sensitive' and sorcerer.
To make a case, it must be shown that the king was a man-god of one or other variety.
The other kind of man-god comes in after magic is despaired of and gods are invented.
If the King of Kibanga is a man-god, Mr. Frazer does not say so.
For he admits the worship of a God-man or a man-God is a species of idolatry.
They set up a new deity, substituting a man-god for the God of Israel.
The thieves are tied, but the man-god is nailed to the cross.