Origin of theism
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Examples from the Web for theist
I am a theist and an evolutionist, to be sure, but the combined term makes no sense to me.Meet the Prizewinning Catholic Biologist Creationists Can’t Stand
Karl W. Giberson
April 6, 2014
I think that eventually the BSA will drop its theist requirement.Advocates Hail Boy Scouts Decision on Gay Members, but Fight Isn’t Over
January 30, 2013
The theist realizes, however, that belief is at one pole, reason at the other.
Thus the theist is led to the conclusion that the end justifies the means.
The world is not the same to the Christian theist and to the agnostic.Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism
F. V. N. Painter
And on that point we certainly can speak with authority; for we have been where the Theist is, he has not been where we are.
The theist, in short, commences with a wrong conception of causation.
- a person who believes in the doctrine of theism
- a person who believes in the existence of God or gods
- of or relating to theists or theism
C17: from Greek theos god + -ism
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Word Origin and History for theist
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