antitheism

antitheism (n.) also anti-theism, 1788; see ANTI- (Cf. anti-) + THEISM (Cf. theism).

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  • Antitheism — (sometimes anti theism) is active opposition to theism. The etymological root of the word comes from the Greek anti and theismos . The term has had a range of applications; in secular contexts, it typically refers to direct opposition to belief… …   Wikipedia

  • Antitheism — An ti*the ism, n. The doctrine of antitheists. {An ti*the*is tic}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antitheism — /an ti thēˈi zm/ noun 1. Doctrine antagonistic to theism 2. Denial of the existence of a God 3. Opposition to God ORIGIN: ↑anti (1), and Gr theos a god • • • antithēˈist noun antithēistˈic adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • antitheism — noun The categorical opposition to the belief in any and all deities …   Wiktionary

  • Antitheistic — Antitheism An ti*the ism, n. The doctrine of antitheists. {An ti*the*is tic}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Misotheism — is the hatred of God or hatred of the gods (from the Greek adjective μισόθεος hating the gods , a compound of μῖσος hatred and θεός god ). In some varieties of polytheism, it was considered possible to inflict punishment on gods by ceasing to… …   Wikipedia

  • Criticism of atheism — Part of a series on Atheism …   Wikipedia

  • Antitheismus — („starker Atheismus“ genannt) ist die weltanschauliche Grundhaltung, die aktiv gegen jede Form von Theismus eintritt, also explizit die Existenz von Göttern verneint. In Abgrenzung dazu versteht man unter (schwachem) Atheismus das Fehlen des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Antitheist — Antitheismus („starker Atheismus“ genannt) ist die weltanschauliche Grundhaltung, die aktiv gegen jede Form von Theismus eintritt, also explizit die Existenz von Göttern verneint. In Abgrenzung dazu versteht man unter (schwachem) Atheismus das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • New Atheism — Part of a series on Atheism …   Wikipedia

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