The belief or acknowledgment of the existence of a God, as opposed to atheism, pantheism, or polytheism.
Supernatural theism affirms only God's transcendence and denies God's immanence.
belief in one or more gods of extrahuman origin.
The belief that there is a God of some description. Covers a wide variety of religious beliefs, obviously.
A worldview which states God exists and is knowable. Christians are theists.
A belief in a god or gods.
The position that affirms the existence of deity. See also atheism, agnosticism.
the claim that one God created the world and sustains it while transcending it. theodicy: an explanation for why God would be justified in allowing evil.
Belief in the existence of Gods and Goddesses. Monotheism is the belief in a single God figure and Polytheism is the belief in multiple Gods and Goddesses. Atheism is the non-belief in Gods and Goddesses.
order by term] level: Introductory (1) Belief in one or more personal gods or goddesses.
level: Introductory (1) [ order by level] Belief in one or more personal gods or goddesses.
the doctrine or belief in the existence of a God or gods
The belief in a personal Creator God who is distinct from what has been created (transcendent), but who is immanent (engaged with) all creation.
The belief system that contends as its central principle or tenet that a supernatural or supreme being exists.
the belief in an infinite and personal God who created the physical universe and continues to act upon it as He chooses.
1. belief in a God or Gods. 2. the view that God transcends the universe but is also, in some way, immanent in it.
Believing in a deity or deities (god/gods). A belief in religion. (Greek theos: god).
The belief in one infinite, personal, transcendent, and immanent God who created the world out of nothing (ex nihilo) and who also intervenes in it supernaturally on occasion.
The belief that God both created and controls the world (Compare with "Deism")
The belief that there is a God and that He is knowable and involved in the world.
The belief that there is a god or gods.
the philosophical stance claiming not only that God exists (as in deism), but that God is alive and interacts with the human world. Kant regards theists as those who are willing to make a moral commitment to postulate God's existence, but argues that the various attempts to prove God's existence are harmful to theism in the long run. (Cf. atheism.)
(From Gk. theos - “God”) The worldview that affirms the existence of an infinite, eternal, and personal God, who is the transcendent creator, and immanent sustainer of the world. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are considered theistic religions.
Theism is the belief in the existence of one or more Gods or deities.