- The belief that the universe is divine and should be revered. Pantheism identifies the universe with God but denies any personality or transcendence of such a God.
- (rare) The belief in all gods; omnitheism.
Etymology: From ' (pín) "all" and ' (Theós) "god". The term "pantheist" - of which "pantheism" is a variation - was purportedly first used by Irish writer w:John Toland, John Toland in his 1705 work, Socinianism Truly Stated, by a pantheist. A critic of Toland, J. Fay, was the first to use the term "pantheism" in 1709, in Defensio Religionis.
- Dutch: pantheí¯sme(nl)n
- French: panthéisme(fr)m
- German: Pantheismus(de)m
- Italian: panteismo(it)m
- Spanish: panteísmo(es)m
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