Definition of panentheistic in English:


Pronunciation /ˌpanenTHēˈistik/


See panentheism

‘The panentheistic view, which is pretty standard in modern theology is that God's not completely remote from the world and completely transcendent, but nor is the sacred completely absorbed into the world.’
  • ‘There is another way to view the relation of theism and science apart from a panentheistic harmonization.’
  • ‘I do not believe in the panentheistic idea that the creation is within God as a present reality, but I do believe in panentheism as an eschatological destiny.’
  • ‘Blackwell indicates his preference for a panentheistic understanding of the relationship between God and the material universe: this is the understanding of God that sees God as immanent in, but not confined by, the universe as a whole.’