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henosis  Term Image (ενωσις) Script Image
(Language:  Greek)
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Short Description: unity
Long Description: unity; unity is the characteristic that everything has in common; anything depends on unity and only unity is the goal of all things; in Neoplatonism, the soul’s purification, accomplished primarily through philosophy, culminates in noetic vision and finally in mystical union (Plot. Enn.VI.7.36); the divine truth is an indivisible henosis of real beings.
Source(s): The Golden Chain: An Anthology of Platonic and Pythagorean Philosophy, by Dr. Algis Uždavinys
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms