Religious Glossary - common terms used related to Religion
Theocracy - Any government in which the leaders of
the government are also the leaders of the religion and they
rule as representatives of the deity.
Government by deity or priesthood. Generally realised as the
unity of ecclesiatic and secular power.
A form of government in which the clergy exercise or bestow
all legitimate political authority and in which religious
law is dominant over civil law and enforced by state agencies.