Far beyond all other political powers of Christianity is the demiurgic power of this religion over the kingdoms of human opinion.
Balzac's characters, to whatever class they belong, bear the royal and passionate stamp of their demiurgic creator.
Besides, what necessity was there for the mother of the demiurgic creator to have formed him of matter and of an image?
Such a man is demiurgic, for he puts down a hand on action through the sky.
Applying this conception to the universe, we rise to Intelligence, recognizing therein the demiurgic creator of the world.
By cause, he means Intelligence; for, in the system of Plato, it is Intelligence which plays the part of demiurgic creator.
How could this newly formed image (the demiurgic creator) have undertaken to create by memory of the things he knew?
It is he whom an ancient monument represents as the demiurgic principle creating the mundane egg.
In the cosmogonical myths of the Muyscas this was the home or source of Light, and was a name applied to the demiurgic force.
Much that has been described as Asiatic in the genius of Æschylus may be referred to what I have called his demiurgic force.
1670s, from Latinized form of Greek demiourgos, literally "public or skilled worker" (from demos "common people;" see demotic + ergos "work;" see urge (v.)).
The title of a magistrate in some Peloponnesian city-states and the Achæan League; taken in Platonic philosophy as a name for the maker of the world. In the Gnostic system, "conceived as a being subordinate to the Supreme Being, and sometimes as the author of evil" [OED].