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
- Historical the worship, or toleration of worship, of gods of various cults
Origin of pantheismFrench panthéisme ; from panthéiste ; from eastern; English pantheist, coined (1705) by J. Toland, Irish deist: see pan-, theo-, and amp; -ism
- A doctrine identifying the Deity with the universe and its phenomena.
- Belief in and worship of all gods.
- pan′the·is′tic, pan′the·is′ti·cal
- Alternative spelling of pantheism.
- Sometimes capitalized when discussing use as a formal theory.