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apocatastasis

or apokatastasis

[ap-oh-kuh-tas-tuh-sis] /ˌæp oʊ kəˈtæs tə sɪs/
noun
1.
the state of being restored or reestablished; restitution.
2.
the doctrine that Satan and all sinners will ultimately be restored to God.
Compare universalism (def 3).
Origin of apocatastasis
1670-1680
1670-80; < Latin < Greek: a setting up again. See apo-, catastasis
Related forms
apocatastatic
[ap-uh-kat-uh-stat-ik] /ˌæp əˌkæt əˈstæt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • We will discuss this more fully, however, in the next chapter on the apocatastasis or beatific union.

    Tragic Sense Of Life Miguel de Unamuno
  • And does not this apocatastasis, this humanization or divinization of all things, do away with matter?

    Tragic Sense Of Life Miguel de Unamuno
  • This splendid dream of the final solidarity of mankind is the Pauline anacefaleosis and apocatastasis.

    Tragic Sense Of Life Miguel de Unamuno
  • What else but this is that atrocity of the eternal pains of hell, which agrees so ill with the Pauline apocatastasis?

    Tragic Sense Of Life Miguel de Unamuno
  • And what is this cosmic dream of Bonnefon's but the plastic representation of the Pauline apocatastasis?

    Tragic Sense Of Life Miguel de Unamuno
  • The apocatastasis is more than a mystical dream: it is a rule of action, it is a beacon beckoning us to high exploits.

    Tragic Sense Of Life Miguel de Unamuno

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