Definition of theistic in English:



  • Relating to or characterized by belief in the existence of a god or gods.

    ‘theistic religions’
    ‘the idea of theistic evolution’
    • ‘Over the following decades, the anthropologist described the theistic beliefs of primitive cultures around the world in encyclopedic detail.’
    • ‘Most religions are theistic.’
    • ‘People who interpret scientific facts within a theistic worldview may approach issues differently.’
    • ‘Therapists should of course avoid a spiritual rationale with clients disinclined toward a theistic worldview.’
    • ‘Special attention is given to the free will defense, which has been the most widely discussed theistic response to the logical problem of evil.’