Definitions for "Fideism"
The view that religious truth must be accepted by a kind of
( Fide )the doctrine that all or some knowledge depends on faith or revelation.
An incorrect belief system, which unlike Descartes' "I think, therefore I am" states "I believe, therefore it is." In other words, a fideist believes that belief forms reality. Seen in the New Age Movement and in the Word Faith Movement.