### theism

• n. 有神论；一神论；茶中毒

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theism 有神论

the-,神，-ism,主义，思想。

theism (n.)
1670s, "belief in a deity or deities," (as opposed to atheism); by 1711 as "belief in one god" (as opposed to polytheism); by 1714 as "belief in the existence of God as creator and ruler of the universe" (as opposed to deism), the usual modern sense; see theist + -ism.
Theism assumes a living relation of God to his creatures, but does not define it. It differs from deism in that the latter is negative and involves a denial of revelation, while the former is affirmative, and underlies Christianity. One may be a theist and not be a Christian, but he cannot be a Christian and not be a theist. [Century Dictionary]
1. Religion is a diffuse topic liable to unending disputation whereas theism is not.

2. The usual theism is more insipid.

3. VOICE : How can theism be presented most effectively in modern thought?

4. The Ontological Argument attempts to give a deductive argument for theism.

5. Theism generally comes packaged in a religion.