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em·a·na·tion

(em'ă-nā'shŭn),
1. Any substance that flows out or is emitted from a source or origin.
2. The radiation from a radioactive element.
[L. e- mano, pp. -atus, to flow out]

em·a·na·tion

(em'ă-nā'shŭn)
1. Any substance that flows out or is emitted from a source or origin.
2. The radiation from a radioactive element.
[L. e-mano, pp. -atus, to flow out]

emanation

(em-a-na'shun) [L. e, out, + manare, to flow]
1. Something given off; radiation; emission.
2. A gaseous product of radioactive disintegration.

actinium emanation

The radioactive gas given off by actinium; a radioactive isotope of actinium. Synonym: actinon

radium emanation

The radioactive gas given off by radium. Synonym: radon

thorium emanation

The radioactive gas given off by thorium. Synonym: thoron

emanation

that which is given off, such as a gaseous disintegration product given off from radioactive substances, or an effluvium.
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Despite its complexity, Netton establishes clearly that the early Ismaeli myth involves a blend of creationism (God willfully creates Kuni ex nihilo and commands him to create Qadar) with a full blown emanationism (starting with six hudud which emanate from Kuni).
It was precisely the logic of philosophical emanationism that led to Origen's doctrine of universal restoration.
The paper argues that Ghazala's maintaining of the incompatibility of metaphysical creationism and neoplatonic emanationism should not be viewed as simply a rhetorical or dialectical argument, but rather is best understood, to use Ghazali's words, as a philosophical "proof.