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Definition of "theism" []

  • Belief in the existence of a god or gods, especially belief in a personal God as creator and ruler of the world. (noun)
  • The form of the belief in one God as the transcendent creator and ruler of the universe that does not necessarily entail further belief in divine revelation (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The belief in the existence of a God or gods (noun)

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Use "theism" in a sentence
  • "So the New Atheists 'claims that theism is dangerous because it is illogical are hysterical and hypocritical nonsense."
  • "I should also point out that Collins argues for theism from the standpoint of both scenarios (a stacked deck, so to speak)."
  • "This traditional view, known as theism, is quite hard to defend for anyone who has scientific or philosophical training."