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Any of various religious theories postulating that a deity, mind, or spirit is immanent in the world and in the individual.

im′ma·nent·ist adj. & n.


(Ecclesiastical Terms) belief in the immanence of God
ˈimmanentist n


(ˈɪm ə nənˌtɪz əm)

a belief that the Deity indwells and operates directly within the universe or nature.
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He argues that antirealists generally adopt an immanentist and relativist approach to understand the link between cognition and reality, which ultimately never fully protects them against skeptical objections.
In cultural retrospect, it is disappointing that though the Flavin Icons were made during Vatican II, which conservatives still accuse of being all too immanentist in thrust, Flavin might conceivably have produced some appropriate new mode of post-Conciliar religious icon, had he not jumped ship.
This model is distinguished by privileging the web of economic life that surrounds economic action, the elevation of the a posteriori empirical over the a priori rational for driving economic change, the rejection of performative intervention of economic theory into material economies, immanentist Daoism and Confucianism as opposed to Protestant transcendentalism, the rejection of the notion of "externalities" to economic exchange (what the West would call "externalities" being instead understood as an integral part of the web of economic exchange), a relational versus individualist understanding of property rights, and relational understandings of risk (particularly between generations of a family and in long-term guanxi-like business relations.
Zaehner, the Oxford historian of religion, has termed it pan-en-benic (all-in-one), or immanentist.
This is illustrated in the work of Sallie McFague, who uses the analogy of the world as "God's body," which Scott described as a metaphysics of parental presence, an immanentist position of God's stake in creation.
The immanentist approach that Voegelin was so critical of is evident in Bernard Bosanquet's views on religion and moral philosophy, as explored in Stamatoula Panagakou's paper.
Nineteenth-century liberalism was smitten with the idea of the immanentist or self-contained quality of the capitalist system, believing that it inherently possessed or produced the virtues which were really its prerequisites.
The body of Christ is a substantive difference; it creates a break within the immanentist logics of capitalism.
Jones's quest for liturgical, analogical order in an unpropitious age, outlined above, and his battle against the "will toward power" and its immanentist order, can fruitfully be considered in conversation with William F.
21) In Gentile's commemoration, Vico appears once again as the precursor of Romantic thought; at the end, however, Gentile mitigates Croce's traditional immanentist approach in order to assert the authenticity of Vico's Catholic view.
Also represented by influential scholars, such as David Hawkes, China is presented as a "rationalistic, this-worldly, and anthropocentric" (158) society, whereas Yu counters this immanentist reading by suggesting a serious consideration of the presence of ghosts and spirits in the tradition.
and an immanentist subjectivism which denies any universal objective