Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of pandeism.
  • n. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) a secret religious sect hypothesized to exist in a range extending from India to Europe and Northern Africa

Etymologies

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Blend of pantheism and deism; from Ancient Greek πάν (pán, "all") and Latin deus ("god"). First used in the variation "Pandeisten" (pandeists) by Moritz Lazarus and Heymann Steinthal in Zeitschrift für Völkerpsychologie und Sprachwissenschaft (1859), p. 262.; as if pan- +‎ deism.

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Blend of Pande- from Pandu and the Pandavas (figures from the historical mythology of India) and -ism.

Examples

  • Pandeism is a theological position between Pantheism and Deism, which demonstrates through a series of testable logical proofs that the Creator of the Universe in fact became the Universe -- through a Big Bang, and using mechana such as evolution -- to experience existence through us.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • But what the rational debunkers don't attempt, and what Dawkins really fails to do, is to diminish the probability of Pandeism.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Pandeism is the next step in the advance of religious knowledge, the light that will cut through the darkness of superstition to bring about the next great spiritual and scientific leap of mankind!!

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Thus Pandeism provides a logical explanation and a rational moral basis for existence, no wonder Dawkins, with all of his raw intellect, cares not to take it on in any sort of headlong way!

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Pandeism combines the major elements of deism and pantheism, and holds that a transcendent God existed before the universe was created, but that this God became the universe in the course of creating it, and thereby ceased to be an active participant in its operations.

    Monotheism-Source of Unending War and Pain

  • It is never considered, by opponents or proponents, from the perspective of faiths such as Buddhism or Pandeism, which do not quibble with the role of evolution even in a God-made universe.

    Intelligent Design?

  • I would have to go with Pandeism – the God that created the Universe actually became the Universe at the time of the creation.

    Oops, they did it again - The Panda's Thumb

  • The absentee landlord/clockwork universe-maker of Deism becomes the God=Universe of Pantheism, hence Pandeism; God is a scientist conducting an experiment, and all of us are the bacteria in this Petri dish universe but then again, the Petri dish, everything in it, and the experiment are God itself.

    Oops, they did it again - The Panda's Thumb

  • Pandeism even has as one of its tenets that whatever science reveals as the mechanism of life, that is the means God designed to make life.

    Intelligent Design?

  • Pandeism is an interesting direction in that it rightly dismisses the silliness of a God who, in the vastness of this universe, chooses to nit at humankind.

    "The Rumors of My Importance Have Been Greatly Exaggerated"

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