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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.
In order to explore the ontology of theistic beliefs, scholars of philosophy consider such topics as agnosticism and the balance of evidence, theism and the ontological ground of moral realism, bottom-up versus top-down, on computable metaphysics: the uses and limitations of computational metaphysics, the openness of God: eternity and free will, the recovery of St.
This is a vision, Sagar argues, "without a theory of sovereignty" (38) and without a transcendent or theistic grounding, but one that is more ruggedly realistic and that has more explanatory power than the alternatives commonly offered.
I AM sorry that my last contribution to the Biblical creation/evolution debate was taken by a theistic evolutionist correspondent to be "accusatory" (August 3).
THEISTIC EVOLUTION: A Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Critique by J.
But prison officials have refused Espinosa's request, even though adherents of more than two dozen theistic faith groups are permitted to gather and discuss their views.
Hibbs rejects the idea that the wager stands alone as an argument supporting theistic belief.
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.
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).
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.