panentheism

noun
pan·​en·​the·​ism | \ paˈnen(t)thēˌizəm \
plural -s

Definition of panentheism

: the doctrine that God includes the world as a part though not the whole of his being

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History and Etymology for panentheism

German panentheismus, from pan- + Greek en in + German theismus theism (from Greek theos god + German -ismus -ism)

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“Panentheism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/panentheism. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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