deistic deistic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to deism

Usage(s):

  1. He defined God in an impersonal, deistic fashion, but he deeply believed that Gods handiwork was reflected in the harmony of natures laws and the beauty of all that exists.
  2. One particular evening in 1929, the year he turned 50, captures Einstein's middle-age deistic faith.
  3. While he had imbibed much of the deistic spirit of the middle of the 18th century, it would be inaccurate to infer that he was not fundamentally a Christian.

Quotes

  • Asked about his religious beliefs, Dr. Barrow said he and his family were members of the United Reformed Church in Cambridge, which teaches "a traditional deistic picture of the universe," he said.
    on Mar 15, 2006 By: John D Barrow Source: New York Times

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