from The Century Dictionary.
- In a deistic manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb After the manner of deists.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adverb In a
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As Susan Sanderson and Dean Hayson have pointed out within this blog, from simply reading The God Delusion, he has always maintained that there is at least SOME possibility that our universe was designed deistically by an intelligent being.
Throughout the book, in the diaristic sections and the scientific reports and so on, Anderson inhabits the multifarious 18th Century mind: positivist yet deistically religious; egalitarian yet slave-owning.