Odium theologicum

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Odium theologicum the proverbial hatred of controversial divines for each other's errors—and persons
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—odi, to hate.

Usage

In literature:

You have done an essential kindness in checking the odium theologicum in the E.R.
"The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)" by Charles Darwin
On the other side of the stage were two rows of pagans who in this hades, where the odium theologicum persists, are not admitted among Christians.
"Diversions in Sicily" by H. Festing Jones
The Zoroastrian conversion of deva (deus) into devil does not alone represent the work of this odium theologicum.
"Demonology and Devil-lore" by Moncure Daniel Conway
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