Occasionalism Definition

ə-kāzhə-nə-lĭzəm
noun
In post-Cartesian philosophy, the doctrine that, since mind and matter cannot interact, the intervention of God is required to synchronize corresponding acts of mind and movements of the body.
Webster's New World
The doctrine that God is the sole causal actor and that all events are merely occasions on which God brings about what are normally thought of as their effects.
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