noun. ['ˈθiːɪzəm'] the doctrine or belief in the existence of a God or gods.
- religious belief
Words that Rhyme with Theism
Example sentences of the word theism
1. Noun, singular or mass
It's a middle way between theism; the assertion of Divine presence, and atheism; its denial.
Quotes containing the word theism
1. The difference between theism and nontheism is not whether one does or does not believe in God. . . Theism is a deep-seated conviction that there's some hand to hold: if we just do the right things, someone will appreciate us and take care of us. . . Nontheism is relaxing with the ambiguity and uncertainty of the present moment without reaching for anything to protect ourselves.
- Pema Chödrön