antitheism


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antitheism

(ˌæntɪˈθiːɪzəm)
n
the opposition to belief in god or gods
Translations
antiteisme
Antitheismus
antiteísmo
antiteismi
antithéisme
antiteisme
antiteizmas
antitheïsme
antyteizm
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Antitheism is as biased and absolutist as dogmatic theism, its archenemy.
Fromm said he hopes his fellow students don't confuse his atheism, or lack of belief in a deity, with antitheism, or direct opposition to belief in a deity.
Much of the criticism dealing with the play, though, has looked primarily at such issues as its classical roots, its nineteenth-century antitheism, and its prosody, as Richard Mathews notes.
Nietzsche's virulent antitheism may be rooted in his inability or refusal to admire God based upon God's ineradicable superiority.
In reading the works of these thinkers, we may come to conclude that Buddhism's earlier refusal of theism had indeed given way to a well-formed antitheism.
Sade's philosophy flowed from his radical egotism, which led him to propound militant antitheism.
The central situation, the murder of Fyodor Karamazov by his illegitimate son Smerdyakov, for which his son Dmitri is wrongly blamed, is prompted by the liberating antitheism and nihilism at the core of Sade's philosophy.
For both, the inquest into the motive of the Enlightenment points to a revolutionary antitheism animated by proud human reason, self-postulating and therefore deeply problematic.
Early in the play, Bariona's outburst of antitheism is reminiscent of Prometheus's revolt (of which there are, of course, many literary representations).
From the play we can conclude that Sartre concerned himself with problems which were religious in character; that there were elements of antitheism in his thinking; that Christianity remained a viable intellectual option at this time and that those who transpose religious myths which hark back to Christian cultural hegemony need, therefore, to exercise great care.
The secularism of our time poses a more serious challenge to Christianity than the determined antitheism of the past.
Wherever a reader falls on the spectrum from self-contained atheism to aggressive antitheism, there is food for thought in Calling Bernadette's Bluff.