Here, life is presented as purely immanent to itself and without a lapse into transcendent views of nature such as pantheism and animism.
Pot tends to open up to pantheism , even paganism; a Blakeian universe in a grain of sand vs. the promise of heaven to come.
Similarly, students could study, as part of their understanding of Western monotheism and Eastern pantheism and non-theism, different ideas about how the metaphysical acts upon and manifests in the physical.
Archaeological evidence suggests the same, indicating that only later did mankind degenerate into idolatrous pantheism .
However the overwhelming majority of classical Jewish thinkers in the past 500 years have categorically refused to choose between pantheism and monotheism.
It is the same Kook who refused to term Judaism a monotheistic religion, believing as he did that strains of purified pagan pantheism were essential to the essence of Hebrew religion.
I think they also feel threatened because this starts to get close to the more democratic religious beliefs of pantheism , wherein the divine becomes manifest in every-thing.
He preached a strict monotheism, opposed both to the secular morality of educated Chinese and to the pantheism of popular religion.
A friend of mine, a Catholic, views God almost pantheistically , as the sum of the physical laws of the universe, and uses quantum mechanics as a "god idea" so to speak.
Scotland started as a place of superstitious animists and pantheists , much as it is today.