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pan·the·ism

 (păn′thē-ĭz′əm)
n.
1. A doctrine identifying the Deity with the universe and its phenomena.
2. Belief in and worship of all gods.

pan′the·ist n.
pan′the·is′tic, pan′the·is′ti·cal adj.
pan′the·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
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pantheism

(ˈpænθɪˌɪzəm)
n
1. (Theology) the doctrine that God is the transcendent reality of which man, nature, and the material universe are manifestations
2. (Theology) any doctrine that regards God as identical with the material universe or the forces of nature
3. (Theology) readiness to worship all or a large number of gods
ˈpantheist n
ˌpantheˈistic, ˌpantheˈistical adj
ˌpantheˈistically adv
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pan•the•ism

(ˈpæn θiˌɪz əm)

n.
1. the doctrine that God is the transcendent reality of which the material world and humanity are only manifestations.
2. any religious belief or philosophical doctrine that identifies God with the universe.
[1725–35; < French panthéisme]
pan′the•ist, n.
pan`the•is′tic, pan`the•is′ti•cal, adj.
pan`the•is′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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pantheism

1. the belief that identifies God with the universe.
2. the belief that God is the only reality, transcending all, and that the universe and everything in it are mere manifestations of Him. — pantheist, n., adj.pantheistic, adj.
See also: Religion
the identification of God with the universe as His manifestation. — pantheist, n.
See also: God and Gods
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pantheism - (rare) worship that admits or tolerates all gods
theism - the doctrine or belief in the existence of a God or gods
2.pantheism - the doctrine or belief that God is the universe and its phenomena (taken or conceived of as a whole) or the doctrine that regards the universe as a manifestation of God
theism - the doctrine or belief in the existence of a God or gods
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pantheism

[ˈpænθiːɪzəm] Npanteísmo m
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pantheism

[ˈpænθiɪzəm] npanthéisme m
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pantheism

nPantheismus m
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pantheism

[ˈpænθɪˌɪzm] npanteismo
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References in classic literature ?
Pantheism is the child of light; mist engenders faith in near protectors.
It has degenerated into pantheism, but has again emerged.
Regardless of his literary choices, Tarar is on record having voiced his fascination with Attar, the 12th century Nishapur mystic who was bitten by the bug of pantheism, though certainly not at the same level as, say, Mansur Hallaj who remains the epitome of that thought stream.
Because he has a genuinely original and questioning mind, he seems to me to demonstrate a certain fondness for a sort of pantheism, close to Albert Einstein's agreeably modest refusal to endorse atheism because it is so banal.
Smith Gilson addresses this issue in the second chapter, by developing an account of an "engodded" metaphysics that at once respects the fundamental difference between God and human beings (she takes care to distinguish her position from pantheism), while affirming the ultimate union of God's being with "the living existential act of each being." God is not a maximally universal being in need of subsequent mediation with particular experiences.
In fact, Hegel's poem "Eleusis," which focuses on a Spinozist being, represents "oceanic pantheism" (Bowman, "Spinozist" 93).
(Just read Sally Quinn's tales of murderous hexes in her recent memoir to recall how old-fashioned in their magical thinking the New Age's devotees could become.) Sometimes our own elite opinion seems to be shopping for a new religion: I have read books in the last year pitching versions of Buddhism, pantheism and paganism to the post-Christian educated set.
He asserts in one place, "theistic evolutionists get their pantheism honest" (p.
As an abiding subtext, he continues to explore his special ruminations on the expansive joys of Pantheism. In my discussion of his earlier masterpiece, the poem "Madness," I postulated "erotic pantheism" as the hidden theology of the work's natural order.
It represents a middle-ground position between pantheism and classical theism.