Origin of atheism
Examples from the Web for atheism
He defied the atheism of communism and the empty religious practices of Putinism.Remembering the Russian Priest Who Fought the Orthodox Church|Cathy Young|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Atheism is highest in Europe, where there are established churches involved in the political process.
She is not public about her atheism, just as many of us are not public about our faith.
They all encourage her to spin her atheism into some form of belief.
In many ways, she seems a lock for the win, but her atheism puts her entire character in question.
Against this certainty of the Me, therefore, there arose first of all a suspicion, and lastly the reproach of atheism.The philosophy of life, and philosophy of language, in a course of lectures|Frederick von Schlegel
Mamma forbids me to see you; but, except in regard to the atheism, she does not say any thing against you.Dona Perfecta|B. Perez Galdos
If there were more freedom there would be less error and atheism.Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women|George Sumner Weaver
For 68 after having impeached the High Priests of Atheism he seems to have turned upon himself.The Book of Khalid|Ameen Rihani
The atheism of Marlowe rests on no proof whatever, though it has got him friends in this later time.A History of English Literature|George Saintsbury
British Dictionary definitions for atheism
Word Origin for atheism
Word Origin and History for atheism
1580s, from French athéisme (16c.), from Greek atheos "without god" (see atheist). A slightly earlier form is represented by atheonism (1530s) which is perhaps from Italian atheo "atheist." Ancient Greek atheotes meant "ungodliness."
Culture definitions for atheism
Denial that there is a God. (Compare agnosticism.)