the omnipresence of God in His universe. The doctrine is a necessary constituent of the Christian conception of God, but when held without the parallel doctrine of Divine transcendence, it is commonly indistinguishable from pantheism (Cross, The Oxford Dictionary Of The Christian Church).
the theological belief that God is present in and intrinsic to the universe. The doctrine of immanence is opposed to the doctrine of transcendence (the belief that God is elevated above and extrinsic to the universe).
Immanence, derived from the Latin in manere "to remain within", refers to philosophical and metaphysical theories of the divine as existing and acting within the mind or the world. This concept generally contrasts or coexists with the idea of transcendence.