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1. Existing or remaining within; inherent: believed in a God immanent in humans.
2. Restricted entirely to the mind; subjective.

[Late Latin immanēns, immanent-, present participle of immanēre, to remain in : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Latin manēre, to remain; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

im′ma·nence, im′ma·nen·cy n.
im′ma·nent·ly adv.
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Noun1.immanence - the state of being within or not going beyond a given domain
presence - the state of being present; current existence; "he tested for the presence of radon"
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This paradigmatic medieval symbol of God's transcendence is also a vehicle for contemplating our humanity and the immanence of God.
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The minister said despite the immanence challenges that was faced by the government in economic front, it had decided to introduce some structural reforms to correct the fundamentals of national economy for bringing long term development and stabilization.
This transfer has two major consequences: the first of them is an act of transcendence, which generates the political theology; the second is an act of immanence, which generates the political messianism.
Chapter 4, "Samuel Beckett, Immanence, Language, Nothing," together with the chapter on Melville, is of special interest to scholars of Anglophone literature.
The first is a move from immanence to transcendence, starting with human search for identity and meaning.
All of them seek to turn an abiding religious impulse into art, thus aligning their work with older debates about the relationship between naturalism, divine immanence, and idolatry.
23) that, as such, cannot be wrong (though they can be vapors, fog, and hallucinations) because they are fabricated in a unique plane of immanence that is arranged by every philosopher anew as her special cut (slice) of chaos, "that acts like a sieve" (p.
Bass sees the "theologically discontent" as contributing to a positive understanding of God's immanence. If the objective of this book is to emphasize this contribution, it is a success, and, given its lucid prose, it will be read widely However, having raised two prominent theological questions, one is left wanting further discussion of whether this revolution omits important aspects of Christian experience.
Part one surveys the key theoretical works that form the basis of critical theory, beginning with a brief summary of Kant's writing on ethics and politics and Hegel's consequential critique of the Kantian notion of immanence. Roach then considers the relationship between dialectics, cosmopolitanism and state power through a survey of contemporary interpretations of Marxism (such as the work of Gramsci, Fanon and Lukacs) demonstrating how the underlying tension between material dialectics and theorizations of immanence have led to the radical reinterpretation of Hegel's notion of immanence and logic by the Frankfurt School.
Here Barber invites his readers to consider a life immersed in the world, in materiality, in the conflux of identities and traditions all around us and flowing through us--an invitation to immanence, to a life that refuses the illusions of escape offered in transcendence.
"The worlds of myth" ["Los mundos del mito"] is a very interesting study on the apparently opposite concepts of immanence and transcendence applied to myths.