- n. alternative spelling of deist.
“According to a Deist publication, a Deist is "One who believes in the existence of a God or supreme being but denies revealed religion, basing his belief on the light of nature and reason.”
“Craft Masonry may thus be described as Deist in character, but not in the accepted sense of the word which implies the rejection of Christian doctrines.”
“I like the current paragraph -- yours, I think -- beginning with "He was called a Deist because ...”
“In Volume Il, p. 60, he says vaguely that "Hogarth can best be called a Deist" ” which seems to me an altogether more dubious basis for his extreme interpretation of these images as evidence of Deist ridicule of Christian myths.”
“As for a freethinker or infidel, he was pointed at in the streets; and if a man had even seen a "Deist," he spoke of it as if he had beheld a murderer.”
“I have lived a 'Deist', what I shall die I know not; however, come what may, 'ridens moriar'.”
“Deist" God does not provide a firm foundation for natural rights, rather the”
“3. I regret that I didn't include "Deist" in the religious categories.”
“Here is one definition of "Deist" from dictionary.com "The belief that God has created the universe but remains apart from it and permits his creation to administer itself through natural laws.”
“Deist' have a bad sound; 'Spiritualist' is a better nom de guerre for the present. ”
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