[ im-uh-nuh n-tiz-uh m ]
/ ˈɪm ə nənˌtɪz əm /
the belief that the Deity indwells and operates directly within the universe or nature.
Imminent, Immanent, Or Eminent?When something is imminent, that means it’s impending. Immanent isn’t a typo, it means inherent. Eminent means distinguished. Imminent Imminent means likely to occur at any moment or impending. It refers to something that’s approaching, about to happen, anticipated, or threatening to occur. For example, in Coquette, author Frank Swinnerton uses the word to describe someone’s arrival: “While she was waiting, she one day received …
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- immaculate conception,
Origin of immanentism
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/ (ˈɪmənənˌtɪzəm) /
belief in the immanence of God
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