Sentence Examples

  • The doctrine of emanation is correctly described as of oriental origin.
  • They differ, however, fundamentally in this respect, that, whereas evolution regards the process as from the indeterminate lower towards the determinate higher, emanation regards it as from the highest to the indefinitely lower.
  • There is considerable superficial similarity between evolution and emanation, especially in their formal statements.
  • The doctrine of emanation also regards the world as a process of particularization.
  • The theory of emanation, which had its source in certain moral and religious ideas, aims first of all at explaining the origin of mental or spiritual existence as an effluence from the divine and absolute spirit.