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Pantheism is the view that the Universe (Nature) and God are identical. Derived from ancient Greek “pan,” meaning “All,” and “theos,” meaning “God.” Literally, All is God.

Pantheists do not believe in a personal, anthropomorphic or creator God.

Examples of pantheistic schools of thought: Stoicism, Epicureanism, Neoplatonism, Taoism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Neopaganism.

Famous Pantheists: Hegel, Walt Whitman, Ralph Waldo Emerson (pictured above), Henry David Thoreau, D.H. Lawrence, Robinson Jeffers, Albert Einstein, Frank Lloyd Wright, Arnold Toynbee.

For some, pantheism redefines “God” to mean “existence” or “reality.”

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