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nontheistic

Syllabification: non·the·is·tic
Pronunciation: /ˌnänˌTHēˈistik
 
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Definition of nontheistic in English:

adjective

Not having or involving a belief in a god or gods.
Example sentences
  • Nontheistic religions such as secular humanism, atheism, agnosticism and scientism are quite happy with science that seeks to remove any "supernatural" influence from its explanations.
  • On Monday, March 12, the Secular Coalition for America will make history by announcing the name of the first openly nontheistic member of Congress.
  • Their confidence in the efficiency of natural process evolution exceeds even that of the most ardent, nontheistic evolutionists.

Derivatives

nontheism

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Scientific findings about the age of the Earth, Darwin's theory of evolution, and biblical criticism had fueled the first major expansion of nontheism at Christianity's expense among ordinary Europeans.
  • I may represent the "average" convert from conventional thinking to skepticism and non-theism.
  • Similarly, students could study, as part of their understanding of Western monotheism and Eastern pantheism and non-theism, different ideas about how the metaphysical acts upon and manifests in the physical.

nontheist

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Currently, I would describe myself as a humanist or a nontheist.
  • I felt I had to give some testimony concerning the positive aspects of becoming a non-theist.
  • I am 30 years old, a non-theist, and my father is in his late 50s and a Pentecostal pastor.

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