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the·ism

 (thē′ĭz′əm)
n.
Belief in the existence of a god or gods, especially belief in a personal God as creator and ruler of the world.

the′ist n.
the·is′tic, the·is′ti·cal adj.
the·is′ti·cal·ly adv.

theist

(ˈθiːɪst)
n
1. (Theology) a person who believes in the doctrine of theism
2. (Theology) a person who believes in the existence of God or gods
adj
(Theology) of or relating to theists or theism
theˈistic, theˈistical adj
theˈistically adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.theist - one who believes in the existence of a god or gods
worshipper, believer, worshiper - a person who has religious faith
polytheist - one who believes in a plurality of gods
Adj.1.theist - of or relating to theism
Translations
Theist
teisti
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theist

[ˈθiːɪst] Nteísta mf

theist

nTheist(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
First, as Theists, to keep it holy in some special way, and to make it, so far as is reasonably possible, a day of rest.
If you are a theist and believe in God, being spiritual can help you rationalise that this was God's will and he knows best.
Scruton's argument, I think, will be persuasive only to someone who already is a theist.
However, readers of this book will need to do their own work if they want to weave these new perspectives together with any continuing role for faith that is recognizably Christian or even theist.
Speaking to media persons, Chouhan said he is a theist and believes that God will listen to his prayers.
3:8 NIV) The skeptical theist must maintain that a current evil state of affairs will have an ultimate good result (that God will bring about), but that we can only act with the current evil in mind.
Having had the conversation, I now strongly suspect the largest gulf is not between theist and atheist, but between those who go looking for meaning in the clouds and those who go looking within the context of their own lives.
Goetz is an avowed Christian theist, but approaches the question as necessarily within the reach of reason.
Metcalfe makes the journey out west to commemorate the anniversary of the dedication of the Airborne monument, and the anniversary of D-Day on June 6, at the Cairn of theist Canadian Parachute Battalion in Siffleur Falls, Alberta.
Mackie, both of whom question the claim that a theist could logically affirm the existence of an all-powerful benevolent deity in the presence of so much evil in the world.
Talking to newsmen after a meeting of KATI with Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), he urged the concern authorities to trace these missing containers and apprehend those who are involved in theist heinous crime so that the law should take its course and punish them.