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noun as in government in which a deity is the supreme civil ruler

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  • church-state
  • hierocracy

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Example Sentences

Most Americans reject theocracy by judicial decree, with 6 in 10 opposing the Dobbs decision.

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He challenged the very core of the Iranian theocracy and demanded respect for basic human rights.

Earlier this year, he described Israel as “a functioning theocracy . . . that operates Apartheid.”

Today, Iran talks a good game, but it remains a brutal theocracy that does not trust its people to speak or write freely.

Salafis, who believe in a Muslim theocracy, say the Egyptian government must interpret Shariah and enforce it upon the nation.

They point to the dangers of obvious demographic changes under occupation; some even speak glibly of an emerging theocracy.

Under the theocracy, Israel, in things civil and religious were called to obey God as their king.

But he had an intermittent dread that democracy, like theocracy and monarchy, might forget the law of God.

The Jewish nation is, without reference to accidental modifications, a perpetual aristocracy under the appearance of a theocracy.

We have traced it in the middle ages burning the rich mans chteaux and experimenting in theocracy and communism.

This mistake has been confirmed, if it was not originated, by the organization of the great Jewish theocracy.


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