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Theist

adjective
1.
Of or relating to theism.  Synonyms: theistic, theistical.



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"Theist" Quotes from Famous Books



... length to Mr. Bentley's door, flung open in its usual wide hospitality by Sam. Whatever theist fortunes, they would always be welcome here . . . . But it turned out, in answer to their question, that their friend was ...
— The Crossing • Winston Churchill

... than a concession to a desire for mental or social convenience, seems to me as clear as anything can well be. And there is really nothing gained, ultimately, by the halt. Disinclination on the part of the non-Theist to push the issue to its logical conclusion is treated by the Theist as inability to do so, and is used as an argument in support of his own belief. In matters of the intellect, compromise is almost always a dangerous policy. It heartens one's enemies and disheartens one's friends. ...
— Theism or Atheism - The Great Alternative • Chapman Cohen

... backward and far into futurity, as the result of blind chance or necessity. When thus reflecting I feel compelled to look to a First Cause, having an intelligent mind in some degree analogous to that of man; and I deserve to be called a Theist. This conclusion was strong in my mind about the time, as far as I can remember, when I wrote the 'Origin of Species'; and it is since that time that it has very gradually, with many fluctuations, become weaker. But then arises the doubt: Can the mind of man, ...
— Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11 • Various



Words linked to "Theist" :   theism, believer, worshipper, worshiper



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