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Definition of "pantheism" [pan•the•ism]

  • A doctrine identifying the Deity with the universe and its phenomena. (noun)
  • Belief in and worship of all gods. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pantheism" in a sentence
  • ""Everyone is entitled to use terms like ˜pantheism™ as he sees fit," nor does it concern the preciseness of one's "intuitions" as to what pantheism is."
  • "The difference between this and pantheism is very slight, in pantheism it is nature that is in and through everything."
  • "4 Although James would employ the term pantheism for his own position in A Pluralistic Universe, it is of a highly idiosyncratic variety meaning “indwelling” rather than identified with the All, and unrecognizable to the great bulk of historical pantheists."