A Dictionary of All Religions and Religious Denominations/Anthropomorphites
ANTHROPOMORPHITES, a sect in the tenth century; so denominated from man, and shape: because they maintained that the Deity was clothed with a human form, and seated like an earthly monarch upon a throne of state; and that his angelic ministers were beings arrayed in white garments, and furnished with natural wings. They take every thing spoken of God in scripture in a literal sense, particularly when it is said that God made man after his own image.
- Broughton, vol. i. p. 55. Mosheim, vol. ii. p. 227.