antitheist


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antitheist

(ˌæntɪˈθiːɪst)
n
a person opposed to belief in god or gods
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In other words, within an antitheist epistemology, the law cannot be taken on faith.
One explanation: therein Sorrentino, a professor of English at Virginia Tech and founding editor of Stephen Crane Studies, presents biographical and critical evidence that Crane, like John Lennon, was a sometimes conflicted but always constructive antitheist as well as a dedicated humanist.
Thus, we cannot ignore the fact that Humboldt was an intellectual of the Enlightenment, that Cardinal Newman lived in a period when the ideals of ecclesiastical education converged with those of liberal and scientific education, and in which the philosophy of Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill became a point of reference for its antitheist ethics and metaphysics, and that Ortega y Gasset was a liberal thinker of the post-Enlightenment.
THE TOPIC: Rabble-rouser, antitheist, political lightning rod, traitor, a writer's writer.
The Isle of Apples was hardly religious doctrine for Lewis the antitheist, but it was the appropriate imagery to use for a hoped-for (but not rationally expected) afterlife for an Irishman.
5 Their starting points may be light-years apart--Leninism, after all, was an antitheist movement, while bin Ladenism is theocratic--but as bin Laden's brutish designs and the Taliban's backward regime remind us, their end points are identical.
These and a host of other works could even be characterized, as Hitchens puts it, as antitheist.
Throughout that century a succession of antidemocratic and antitheist political ideologies exploited people's yearning for meaning and social idealism.
Russell devotes much of his critical attention to agnostics and atheists, especially the antitheists, who contend, not without contradiction, that Christianity is both moribund and a virulent threat to the future.
It is more appropriate to call such atheists, antitheists or god haters.
Ironically, many Islamic preachers have referred to Al-Dostor Party as a party of antitheists.
I was at this time living, like so many atheists or antitheists, in a whirl of contradictions," he wrote in his autobiographical Surprised by Joy.