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  • n. Beyond theism or atheism, belief in one or more deities which transcend the universe and yet are also immanent; belief in a panentheistic God.


Back-formation from transtheistic, a term coined by Heinrich Zimmer for the theological system in Jainism. (Wiktionary)


  • April DeConick on The Forbidden Gospels blog muses on a substitute for the term Gnostic - transtheism or supratheism, follows up her discussion and settles on transtheism.



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