Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of theist.

Etymologies

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From Greek Θεϊσμός

Examples

  • Now we all have a good laugh at Thor, although certain theists apparently still believe that Katrina was God's punishment of "Sin City".

    Beckwith on ID

  • The explanation for rational, conscious mentality given by theists is that a transcendent creative mind pre-eminently endowed with reason and value, is the fundamental ontological and explanatory fact about reality.

    A Useless Critic

  • You might even name theists and atheists, evolutionists or creationists, pro-lifers or pro-choicers, depending on which political, religious or social issue is getting the most acrimonious press on any particular day.

    Creativity Experiment, Day Six: Commonalities

  • Well, at least if the LHC destroys the Earth then all the theists will be able to claim science caused more deaths than religion.

    A Very Cool, Very Big Machine

  • Meanwhile, the theists are appealing to logic, data, and the success of science.

    Dawkins and ID

  • I get the impression that he thinks there is something intrinsically evil about theists, that is even worse than conservative-libertarians.

    An Adult in the Playroom

  • Richard Dawkins can label theists "delusional" with the encouragement and support of people like PZ Myers and Sam Harris, yet theists shouldn't worry about rabid atheists taking control of government and putting guns to their heads.

    British Centre for Science Education, winner of the Henry Rollins Award

  • Again, though, Miller was a theist talking to theists, and as such he seems to have been portraying the only reasonable option open to theists, which is to create an area of exception for their religion wherein the usual rules do not apply.

    Kenneth Miller through a magnifying glass - The Panda's Thumb

  • … Miller was a theist talking to theists, and as such he seems to have been portraying the only reasonable option open to theists, which is to create an area of exception for their religion wherein the usual rules do not apply.

    Kenneth Miller through a magnifying glass - The Panda's Thumb

  • God exists and everyone including so called theists are liars, all they have to do is find the afterbirth. k.e.

    Ruse on Kitzmiller v. Dover - The Panda's Thumb

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