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a theory of the origin of the world by a series of emanations from the Godhead. Also called emanatism. — emanationist, n. — emanational, adj.See also: Philosophy
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Despite flirtations with Neoplatonic emanationism
, scholars came to recognize that creation was God's free choice.
This is the dark side of emanationism
, analogous to the Uncanny--the "Mysterium Tremendum"--that Rudolph Otto described:
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