- Pantheism is the belief that all the forces in the universe are God.
An example of pantheism is rejecting the idea that God has an individual personality.
- the doctrine that God is not a personality, but that all laws, forces, manifestations, etc. of the universe are God; the belief that God and the universe are one and the same
- the worship, or toleration of worship, of all gods of various cults
Origin: Fr panthéisme from panthéiste from eastern; English pantheist, coined (1705) by J. Toland, Irish deist: see pan-, theo-, and amp; -ism
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- A doctrine identifying the Deity with the universe and its phenomena.
- Belief in and worship of all gods.
- panˈthe·ist noun
- panˌthe·isˈtic, panˌthe·isˈti·cal adjective
- panˌthe·isˈti·cal·ly adverb
pantheism - Cultural Definition
The belief that God, or a group of gods, is identical with the whole natural world; pantheism comes from Greek roots meaning “belief that everything is a god.”