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nontheistic (not comparable)
- Not believing in any gods
1866 February 15, Bayne, Peter, “Critical Notices: The Heavenly Father: Lectures on Modern Atheism”, in The Fortnightly Review, volume 4, number 19, page 119:
- The most influential contemporary school of non-theistic philosophers, the school of Comte, deny that either theism or atheism can be proved, and proscribe, with impartial rigour, all argument on either side...
1892, Deems, Charles Force, The Outlook of Theology, volume 9, New York: Wilbur B. Ketcham, page 440:
- If the universe be regarded as self-existing, then men might hold to evolution, which is distinctly non-theistic, if not atheistic, not requiring a God for the reason that it is founded on the assumption that the possibility and potency and promise of all things reside in matter as matter.