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1A doctrine which identifies God with the universe, or regards the universe as a manifestation of God.
- ‘Pot tends to open up to pantheism, even paganism; a Blakeian universe in a grain of sand vs. the promise of heaven to come.’
- ‘It is the same Kook who refused to term Judaism a monotheistic religion, believing as he did that strains of purified pagan pantheism were essential to the essence of Hebrew religion.’
- ‘Here, life is presented as purely immanent to itself and without a lapse into transcendent views of nature such as pantheism and animism.’
- ‘Similarly, students could study, as part of their understanding of Western monotheism and Eastern pantheism and non-theism, different ideas about how the metaphysical acts upon and manifests in the physical.’
- ‘I think they also feel threatened because this starts to get close to the more democratic religious beliefs of pantheism, wherein the divine becomes manifest in every-thing.’
2Worship that admits or tolerates all gods.
- ‘However the overwhelming majority of classical Jewish thinkers in the past 500 years have categorically refused to choose between pantheism and monotheism.’
- ‘He preached a strict monotheism, opposed both to the secular morality of educated Chinese and to the pantheism of popular religion.’
- ‘Archaeological evidence suggests the same, indicating that only later did mankind degenerate into idolatrous pantheism.’
Mid 18th century: from pan- ‘all’ + Greek theos ‘god’ + -ism.
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