Pantheism vs Monism - What's the difference?

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Pantheism is a related term of monism.


As nouns the difference between pantheism and monism

is that pantheism is the belief that the universe is in some sense divine and should be revered pantheism identifies the universe with god but denies any personality or transcendence of such a god while monism is the doctrine of the oneness and unity of reality, despite the appearance of diversity in the world.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

pantheism

English

Alternative forms

* sometimes hyphenated or expressed as a phrase: pan-theism', ' pan theism * sometimes either the P or (rarely) both the P and T are capitalized: Pantheism', ' PanTheism * variations of capitalization and spacing may be combined: Pan-theism', '''Pan-Theism''', '''Pan Theism''', ' Pan theism

Noun

(en noun)
  • The belief that the universe is in some sense 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.
  • Quotations

    * See

    Derived terms

    * neo-pantheism * pantheist * pantheists * pantheistic * pantheistical * pantheistically * pandeism * panentheism

    monism

    English

    (wikipedia monism)

    Noun

  • The doctrine of the oneness and unity of reality, despite the appearance of diversity in the world.
  • See also

    * dualism * pluralism