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Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Supernalism. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].


noun  Astroeschatology

the belief that it is the astronomical world that is the literal heaven spoken of in Abrahamic religions, or is the intermediate state that requires transversing prior to reaching the extracosmical state of heaven.


Supernalist | suːˈ pəː n(ə)lɪst | adjective & noun
Supernalistic | suːˈ pəː n(ə)lɪstɪk | adjective
Supernalistically | suːˈ pəː n(ə)lɪstɪk(ə)li | adverb


Astro-English: from Astronese, the adjective supernal is used to denote “that which is heavenly and celestial” and is conjoined with the suffix -ism to denote “a belief held” which gives significant breadth for the application of this term in the context of Astronism.

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