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  panentheism Brahmin Samaj
Term : "panentheism: "All-in-God doctrine." The view that the universe is part of the being of God, as distinguished from pantheism ("all-is-God doctrine"), which identifies God with the total reality.
Panentheism is the technical term for monistic theism.
Description : "panentheism: "All-in-God doctrine." The view that the universe is part of the being of God, as distinguished from pantheism ("all-is-God doctrine"), which identifies God with the total reality.
homepage.ntlworld.com /prakash.joshi/Panentheism.html   (152 words)

  
 Panentheism - Theopedia
Panentheism is the view that the world is in God and yet God also transcends it (i.e.
Panentheism holds that God is the “supreme effect” of the universe.
Panentheism has been associated with theologies such as process theology and aspects of open theism, and theologians such as Paul Tillich, Wolfhart Pannenberg, Jurgen Moltmann, Robert Jenson, and possibly Karl Rahner.
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  www.panentheism.com
Panentheism addresses the paradox of omnipresence, omnipotence, and omniscience through accepting the concepts of omnipotence, omnipresence, and omniscience while at the same time acknowledging the full significance of these concepts by recognizing ‘Being’s’ ability to become even more so.
Under the symbiotic portion of symbiotic panentheism, the significance of the human specie - the significance of the individual - is placed at the level of ‘Being’ and given an importance to ‘Being’; thus emerges the rationality for the respect due to the individual.
Panentheism, defined as the location of reality in terms of God's location, is seemingly insignificant, but the subtlety leads to the initiation of enormous perceptual and behavioral shifts for our species, society, the environment, and the individual.
www.panentheism.com /Pages/0000167.html   (3211 words)

  
 Adding reason to faith :: Symbiotic Panentheism
The foundation of panentheism, defining the location of reality in terms of the individuals’ location, doesn't seem to be immensely significant, but the subtlety leads to the initiation of enormous perceptual and behavioral shifts for our specie, society, the environment, and the individual.
Panentheism addresses the paradox of omnipresence, omnipotence, and omniscience through accepting the concepts of omnipotence, omnipresence, and omniscience while at the same time acknowledging the full significance of these concepts by recognizing God’s ability to become even more so.
Under the symbiotic portion of symbiotic panentheism, the significance of the human specie - the significance of the individual - is placed at the level of God and given an importance to God; thus emerges the rationality for the respect due the individual.
panentheism.blogharbor.com /blog/SymbioticPanentheism   (1265 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Panentheism (from Greek: πάν ('pan') = all, en = in, and theos = God; "all-in-God") is the theological position that God is immanent within the Universe, but also transcends it.
This Orthodox Christian panentheism is distinct from a "fundamentalist" panentheism in that it maintains an ontological gulf or distance between the created and the Uncreated.
Thomas Jay Oord advocates panentheism, but he uses the word "theocosmocentrism" to highlight the notion that God and some world or another are the primary conceptual starting blocks for eminently fruitful theology.
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 Thelemapedia: The Encyclopedia of Thelema & Magick | Panentheism   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Panentheism (Greek words: pan =all, en =in and Theos =God) is the view that God is immanent within all creation and that the universe is part of God or that God is the animating force behind the universe.
In panentheism, God maintains a transcendent character, and is viewed as both the creator and the original source of universal morality.
Pandeism shares with panentheism both the concept that God created the universe, and that the universe is composed of material physically derived from God.
www.thelemapedia.org /index.php/Panentheism   (743 words)

  
 Panentheism
One description of panentheism is to to say "that as the soul is to the body, so God is to the world".
Panentheism fails however to categorically differentiate between who Jesus was in relation to the Father, and who human beings are in relation to the Father.
Since panentheism has undergirded a portion of Mending the World, and is acknowledged by the "Reconciling & Making New" document on Jesus, it seems to me that it might hold a key in understanding what otherwise seems like rather confusing and inconsistent statements about Jesus, heaven & hell, the resurrection and so forth.
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 Pantheism - Crystalinks
Pantheism is the doctrine that the universe conceived of as a whole is God and, conversely, that there is no God but the combined substance, forces, and laws that are manifested in the existing universe.
The cognate doctrine of panentheism asserts that God includes the universe as a part though not the whole of his being.
Panentheism constitutes a middle way between the denial of individual freedom and creativity that characterizes many of the varieties of pantheism and the remoteness of the divine that characterizes classical theism.
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 Thelemapedia: The Encyclopedia of Thelema & Magick | Monotheism   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Such type of theism is different from the Semitic religions as it encompasses panentheism, monism, and at the same time includes the concept of a personal God as an universal, omnipotent Supreme Being.
Panentheism is a form of theism that holds that God contains, but is not identical to, the Universe.
Panentheism is thought of as "God is within the universe as the soul is within the body".
www.thelemapedia.org /index.php/Monotheism   (1420 words)

  
 Regarding panentheism.(Letters)(Letter to the Editor) - HighBeam Encyclopedia
May I suggest she change the word pantheism to panentheism in her article "Compassion is for the birds" (NCR, Aug, 13).
Panentheism, on the other hand, for me at least, means that God is everywhere, as I learned in childhood catechism classes.
It means that everything that has existence is permeated with the presence of a divine reality, sustaining all life, being the Source of all that exists.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1G1-122461160.html   (197 words)

  
 Panentheism
Theistically, Panentheism differs from Pantheism in that according to Pantheism God is all things, whereas according to Panentheism God is in all things.
One description of panentheism is that God has the same relationship to the world as the body has to the soul.
Panentheism is not however confined to the East and to modern philosophers.
www.kheper.net /topics/worldviews/panentheism.html   (754 words)

  
 WELCOME TO THE PAGE OF AUTOGENISM
Panentheism, on the other hand, espouses a temporal-eternal God who stands in juxtaposition with a temporal world; thus, in panentheism, the temporality of the world is not cancelled out, and time retains its reality.
For panentheism, however, God is absolute and relative, cause and effect, actual and potential, active and passive.
Panentheism, by insisting that future reality is indeterminate or open and that man and God, together, are in the process of determining what the future shall be, probably supports the doctrine of man's freedom more completely than does any alternative point of view.
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In contrast, panentheism holds that while the universe is a part of God, it is not the whole of God's being.
In panentheism God maintains a transcendent character, and is viewed as creator and the source of morality.
Today, panentheism is a fully accepted path in Jewish theology; it is even becoming increasingly popular in the non-Orthodox denominations through the writings of rabbis Abraham Joshua Heschel, Arthur Green, Wayne Dosick, and Lawrence Kushner.
www.seedwiki.com /wiki/conj/panentheism?wpid=331871   (249 words)

  
 EMandP
Panentheism does regard the universe as part of God, but it also allows for an infinite associated mind.
Panentheism would allow a God that is both infinitely-knowing, and all-knowing about the past and present, but not the future, since in panentheism God is everything, and there is nothing outside God to know.
Panentheism sees God as infinite, and growing in knowledge at an infinite rate, with the expanding universe.
www.davegentile.com /philosophy/EMandP.html   (2207 words)

  
 Panentheism vs Pantheism - World Pantheism - Care2.com
July 12, 2004 10:47 AM I've often wondered the difference and had asked someone who used Panentheism the difference and she didn't really know or felt they were the same.
April 27, 2005 1:23 AM Panentheism just another attempt to personify what (I feel) cannot be personified; an attempt to give this being called 'god' a structure and a composition.
I guess the difference that panentheism is trying to make is that there is more to the universe/God than simply the physical world we see.
www.care2.com /c2c/groups/disc.html?gpp=220&pst=2901   (1296 words)

  
 Christian/catholic Panentheism - phatmass phorum
And the distinction between pantheism and panentheism is rather slight.
I would say panentheism is basically a move toward the new age stuff.
Panentheism states that creation is divine, but the divine is more than just creation (everything is part of the divine, but there is also part of the divine, or god, that is not creation).
www.phatmass.com /phorum/index.php?showtopic=9566   (1495 words)

  
 PANENTHEISM VS. PANTHEISM
Panentheism says that all is in God, somewhat as if God were the ocean and we were fish.
Panentheism gives all that one could want: an all-encompassing, growing, perfect God, everywhere present and containing everywhere within himself; and the reality of oneself and others, freely deciding within God, responding to God's overtures in the process of co-creation.
Panentheism recognizes that everything shares God's being (or becoming) but that God's being operates from innumerable relatively freely-choosing centers or perspectives of existence.
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 Panentheism
It is undeniable that strict "Pantheism" differs from a similar religious philosophy, known as "panentheism".
By contrast, "panentheism" is the doctrine that God includes the world as a part, though not the whole, of "his" being.
By contrast, for strict Pantheists, like Ernst Haeckel, John Burroughs, and Joseph Wood Krutch, God and the Universe are one and the same, and the concept of a transcendent deity is abandoned.
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 PANENTHEISM VS. PANTHEISM
Panentheism says that all is in God, somewhat as if God were the ocean and we were fish.
Panentheism gives all that one could want: an all-encompassing, growing, perfect God, everywhere present and containing everywhere within himself; and the reality of oneself and others, freely deciding within God, responding to God's overtures in the process of co-creation.
Panentheism recognizes that everything shares God's being (or becoming) but that God's being operates from innumerable relatively freely-choosing centers or perspectives of existence.
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 Panentheistic Worldview
Panentheism is also called "Process Theology," in which God is viewed as a finite being who is changing, attaining, and in "process." Major proponents of panentheism are: Alfred N. Whitehead and Charles Hartshorne.
In panentheism, history is an ongoing evolutionary process in which the P-God and man (or other beings) are co-creators.
There is still a serious problem of logical coherence in panentheism, and thus, by being internally inconsistent, the Panentheistic Worldview clearly fails the first Truth Test.
www.geocities.com /worldview_3/panentheism.html   (1097 words)

  
 Christian CADRE — Panentheism
Panentheism is the belief that the universe is part of God, but not all of God.
Panentheism: History and definition of panentheism with links to various articles on the topic.
Yahoo Groups: Panentheism "Panentheism is a little corner on the net created for the purpose of, but certainly not limited to, discussion pertaining to the idea that all is in God.
www.christiancadre.org /topics/panentheism.html   (905 words)

  
 Ankerberg Theological Research Institute - The John Ankerberg Show
An implication of panentheism is that supernatural acts are impossible.
Panentheism manages to posit an intimate relation between God and the world without destroying that relation, as does pantheism.
It is not necessary to conclude that panentheism is true, simply because a total state of nothingness is not possible.
www.ankerberg.com /Articles/theological-dictionary/TD1001W1.htm   (2568 words)

  
 Philosophical Apologetics- The Failure of Other Non-Theistic Worldviews   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Panentheism has been described as the belief that the universe is God's body.
Panentheism, on the other hand, holds the contradictory concept of a God who is both infinite and finite in His basic nature.
Second, panentheism is again contradictory when it declares God to be both eternal (without a beginning) and temporal (with a beginning).
www.biblicaldefense.org /Writings/failure_of_other_worldviews.htm   (2032 words)

  
 The Great Passion: An Introduction to Karl Barth's Theology Christian Century - Find Articles
If the term panentheism can be stretched to cover versions of theism in which God retains some degree of independence from the world and is affected by it only through some kind of self-limitation, it becomes too thin.
Expressivist panentheism is associated especially with the thought of German idealist philosophers, such as G. Hegel, and their heirs.
Dipolar panentheism, finally, is the most common type in contemporary Christian theology because of its association with process thought.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1058/is_24_122/ai_n15966657   (842 words)

  
 What is panentheism?
Answer: Related to Process Theology, panentheism is essentially a combination of theism (God is the supreme being) and pantheism (God is everything).
While pantheism says that God and the universe are coextensive, panentheism claims the God is greater than the universe and that the universe is contained within God.
While panentheism is perhaps more Biblical than pantheism, it is most definitely not Biblical.
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 The New Panentheistic God Of Christiandom
The "God" of panentheism is bigger than the sum of His parts, and the universe is only part of His manifestation.
The fatal mistake of both pantheism and panentheism is a misunderstanding of Who God is. Panentheism has failed to understand the true uniqueness of God, and people who call themselves Christians who have this view of God do not know God.
Take note that, in the definition of panentheism, everyone and everything are said to be part of God's body, and that all the parts have some degree of freedom in "co-creating" with God.
www.deceptioninthechurch.com /newpantheism.html   (0 words)

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