Variant of pantheism
- 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
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.