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-# Of or relating to [[allotheism]].+===Etymology===
-#*'''1977''', John B. Sanford, ''View from This Wilderness: American Literature As History'', p. 45:+{{back-form|atheism|nodot=5}}, originally from {{Gr.}} ''[[θεός]] (Theós) "god".
-#*:And he inveighed against Candle-mas as an '''allotheistic''' thing, a burning of tapers to Februa; and he indicted the vanity of Shrove-tide, with its cock-scaling in honor not of Christ but Themistocles...+ 
-#*'''2000''', Rick Moody, ''Demonology: Stories'', p. 221:+===Pronunciation===
-#*:Wearers of sheets prepared for a migration across the river. Down into the river they went, '''allotheistic''' teens, shawls wrapped snugly around them, to ford the river called Tokeneke, rock by rock.+* {{IPA|/θi'ĭz'əm}}
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 +# belief in the existence of one or more [[deity|deities]].
 +# belief in the existence of a [[personal]] [[creator]] [[God]], especially by or through [[revelation]] (i.e, with no evidence other than [[faith]] or [[introspection]]).
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Etymology

Template:Back-form, originally from Template:Gr. θεός (Theós) "god".

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  1. belief in the existence of one or more deities.
  2. belief in the existence of a personal creator God, especially by or through revelation (i.e, with no evidence other than faith or introspection).




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