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
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Derived forms pantheist (ˈpantheist)
adjective or ˌpantheˈistical
Word origin of 'pantheism'
< E pantheist
, coined (1705) by J. Toland, Ir deist: see pan-
, & -ism