supernaturalist


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su·per·nat·u·ral·ism

 (so͞o′pər-năch′ər-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. The quality of being supernatural.
2. Belief in a supernatural agency that intervenes in the course of natural laws.

su′per·nat′u·ral·ist n.
su′per·nat′u·ral·is′tic adj.
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Adj.1.supernaturalist - of or relating to supernaturalism; "supernaturalist beliefs"
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I see that you have quite gone over to the supernaturalists.
Event partner HP has flown in renowned US magician and host of TV show Supernaturalist Daniel White to entertain and dazzle the queue with a specially designed array of computer related magic tricks.
The authors hold that their system is a scientific refutation of traditional Jewish, Christian, and Muslim supernaturalist views of a God who created the universe from nothing.
Humanism also differs from all supernaturalist religions in centering its long-term aims not on the next world but on this.
Evangelical conservatives aligned themselves with the defense of a strongly supernaturalist conception of the relation between the human and the divine, and, in the years after the First World War, with what came to be called the "fundamentals" of traditional doctrine, even if some of the beliefs that animated the movement (such as premillennial dispensationalism) were not particularly traditional at all.
Chapter 6, 'Simone Weil and the Bhagavad-Gita', stands interestingly apart from the flow of Doering's narrative, both because it is a chapter-length treatment of a single Weil text, and because what Weil is quoted as saying in that text would appear to contradict Doering's general treatment of her as a supernaturalist.
The supernaturalist conceptual framework comes to the fore again in (10), somewhat inexplicitly at first, in the reference to 'sacred incantations' ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), but more overtly later in the same verse: 'For the incantation's power, communicating with the soul's opinion, enchants and persuades and changes it, by trickery' ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
I have entertained the thought that they are fundamentally synonymous, whether or not expressed in supernaturalist language.
85) In Tennyson's "Two Voices" the supernaturalist objected that the naturalist tried to make "all the horizon dark" (l.
We suggest Supernaturalist as a blanket term for all creationists and intelligent design advocates who deny that biology can ever be explained by the ordinary laws of nature.
2) Consequently, a person can operate as a methodological naturalist while choosing to be either a metaphysical naturalist or a supernaturalist, for example, a person can do the activities of science while adhering to either an atheistic or theistic view.
The enlightenment case is directed not against all forms of religion, but against what I'll call supernaturalist religion.