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Edited by Dr Adequate,
He provided both, and following the links, I find:
"From Greek Î¸ÎµÏ‰ÏÎ¯Î± "contemplation, speculation", from Î¸ÎµÏ‰ÏÏŒÏ‚ "spectator," literally "one looking at a show", from *Î¸Îµá¾±+ÏÎ¿ÏÏŒÏ‚ > Î¸Îµ(Îµ)Ï‰ÏÏŒÏ‚."
Nothing to do with God, you note. In fact, the English word with which it plainly has a relationship is theater.
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