Definitions

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  • noun The belief that there is a god, but that this god is not good, and possibly, although not necessarily evil.

Etymologies

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Dys- + theism.

Examples

  • Maltheism, of course, has a long and rich history through dystheism, misotheism, theodicy, dualism, and fideism, due largely to the fact that religious authors through the ages have taken great pains to unapologetically anthropomorphize their gods in all the worst ways possible.

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  • Maltheism, of course, has a long and rich history through dystheism, misotheism, theodicy, dualism, and fideism, due largely to the fact that religious authors through the ages have taken great pains to unapologetically anthropomorphize their gods in all the worst ways possible.

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  • Net Crap 5/6 Wikipedia: Eutheism, dystheism, and maltheism I have never read about maltheism before.

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