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I. Philosophy of Religion – II. Dogmatics – III. Practical Theology

I. Philosophy of Religion

The term pantheism (from Gk πᾶν/pán, “all,” and ϑεός/theós, “God”) is a product of the 18th-century critical debates about religion. Coined in discussions about B. de Spinoza, it refers to religio-philosophical conceptions that undertake to relate God and the world through the idea of an all-embracing unity. Its central concept is the immanence of God (Transcendence and…

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Wolfes, Matthias and Dinkel, Christoph, “Pantheism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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