Origin of deist
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How to use deist in a sentence
He simply testifies to his belief and trust in God—to his Deistic faith—nothing more.
This simple Deistic phrase, "under God," is the only utterance of a religious character to be found in that oration.
But it is a mistake to attribute all the Deistic expressions that appear in his state papers to him.
This principle was at first vehemently denounced as deistic and mischievous, and as especially hostile to the Established Church.
But in 1695, the Press Law was allowed to drop, and immediately deistic literature began to appear.A History of Freedom of Thought|John Bagnell Bury