Emerging as it does from a basis of truth, it is bound to...

What is the function of the bonded part in the sentence above? Is it a participle phrase?

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Yes, it is a partiple phrase. The participle "Emerging" is modified by to prepositional phrases "as it does" (which is idiomatic, and merely asserts the truth of the phrase) and "from a basis of truth".

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