Cosmonaturalism

Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Cosmonaturalism. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/cosmonaturalism. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].

ˈkɒzməʊɛmeɪlɪə

noun  Astroeschatology

belief only in a metaphorical union with The Cosmos upon death rather than a physical or spiritual one (as is held in the major schools of mainstream Astronism).

DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES

Cosmonatural | ˈ kɒzməʊˈ natʃ(ə)rəl | adjective
Cosmonaturally | ˈ kɒzməʊˈ natʃ(ə)rəli | adverb
Cosmonaturalist | ˈ kɒzməʊˈ natʃ(ə)rəlɪst | adjective & noun
Cosmonaturalistic | ˈ kɒzməʊˈ natʃ(ə)rəlɪstɪk | adjective

ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY

Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix cosmo- is used to denote “the astronomical world and its phenomena” and when conjoined to the word naturalism which denotes “a philosophy based on the occurrence of natural phenomena” comes to form the meaning of “a philosophy of astronomical phenomena.”

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