Panentheism

[Revised entry by John Culp on June 3, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] "Panentheism" is a constructed word composed of the English equivalents of the Greek terms "pan", meaning all,
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[Revised entry by John Culp on June 3, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] "Panentheism" is a constructed word composed of the English equivalents of the Greek terms "pan", meaning all, "en", meaning in, and "theism", meaning God. Panentheism considers God and the world to be inter-related with the world being in God and God being in the world. It offers an increasingly popular alternative to both traditional theism and pantheism. Panentheism seeks to avoid either isolating God from the world as traditional theism often does or identifying God with the...

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