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REIFICATION

The claims of certain atheist philosophers, such as Feuergach and Nietzxche, that all religion is make-believe. Believers are said to project their subjective hopes and desires and maek them inot realities, such as God and heaven, which do not really exist. (Etym. Latin res, thing, fact + facere, to make.)

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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