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The Oversoul

Vocabulary

Words to Know for Understanding the Oversoul

Oversoul - a spiritual essence or vital force in the universe in which all souls participate and that therefore transcends individual consciousness.
 
Transcendentalism - showing the interconnectedness of all life in an almost pantheistic view of god-in-matter.
 
Pantheistic - belief in and worship of all gods.
 
Reintegrate - to restore to a condition of integration or unity.
 
Ambivalence - the coexistence of opposing attitudes or feelings, such as love and hate, toward a person, object, or idea.
 
Oracular Jargon - obscure; dark; nonsesical, incoherent.
 
Allegory - the representation of abstract ideas or principles by characters, figures, or events in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form. 
 
Paradigm - one that serves as a pattern or model.  A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of veiwing reality for the community that shares them, especially in an intellectual discipline.
 
Epistemology - The branch of philosophy that studies the nature of knowledge, its presuppositions and foundations, and its extent and validity.
 
 

Metaphysics - an underlying philosophical or theoretical principle: a belief in luck, the metaphysics of the gambler.
 
Ratiocination - to resons methodically and logically.
 
Manifestation - an indication of the existence, reality, or presence of something.
 
Unitarianism - a monotheist who is not a Christian.
 
Instrumentalism - views truth as simply the value belonging to cetrain ideas in so far as those ideas are physological functions whereby we direct our choices and attain our successes.
 
Ethereal - of the celestial spheres; heavenly, characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; intangible; highly refined; delicate.
 
Beatitude - supreme blessedness or happiness; any of the declarations of blessedness made by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount.
 
Anagogical - a spiritual uplift; a mystical interpretation of a word passage or text especially scriptual exegesis that detects allusions to heaven or the afterlife.
 

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