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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.
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Adj.1.theistic - of or relating to theism
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theistic

[θiːˈɪstɪk] ADJteísta

theistic

adjtheistisch
References in classic literature ?
As against the purely negative action of the scientific spirit, the high-pitched Grey, the theistic Elsmere, the "ritualistic priest," the quaint Methodist Fleming, both so admirably sketched, present [69] perhaps no unconquerable differences.
The topics are some reflections on his interpretation of Frege's context principle; what Frege's mistake was; Dummett on truth-conditions, Frege's analysis of sentence meaning, and the slingshot argument; to explain deduction; prospects for justifictionism; Dummett on the relation between logics and metalogics; residues of realism; and putting reality in perspective by understanding theoretic propositions, theistic thoughts, and political dealings.
Fortunately, however, he thinks that an adequate theistic account of the grounds of human rights is available.
We're familiar with all the adverse ideas and reasons why racial minorities ought to eschew theistic beliefs, but we forget or are unaware of what it does provide for these communities.
SHADOW OF OZ: Theistic Evolution and the Absent God by Wayne D.
The thesis of the sensus divinitatis, a cognitive mechanism responsible for theistic beliefs, received its most prominent recent defense by Alvin Plantinga in his 'reformed epistemology' (1).
Those in the final section offer a critique of theistic interpretations of twentieth-century physical cosmologies.
I was looking for an approach to psychotherapy that addressed the deeper issues of life and living, while also integrating issues of faith and spirituality that was based on a belief in God (Daniels & Fitzpatrick, 2013); a theistic existential psychotherapy (Bartz, 2009; Frankl, 2000).
Theistic behavior among those who claim to be atheists is common in literature.
The atrocious killings in Woolwich sprang from the three theistic religions, said by Gore Vidal to be the biggest dangers to world peace.
In the development of the Astley-Francis Scale of Attitude toward Theistic Faith, they suggested that the same set of items should make it possible to access the attitudinal dimension of religion across the major theistic faith traditions.
The main thesis of this provocative new work is simply stated: there is superficial conflict but deep accord between science and theistic religion, but only superficial accord and deep conflict between science and naturalism.