“Maybe we need a new category other than theism, atheism or agnosticism that takes paradox and unknowing into account,” he writes.
But his theism does clarify some of the tension between his work and popular atheism.
It passes from apparent atheism and materialism to theism, polytheism, and spiritualism.
It is theism, in its purest as in its impurest shape, that the writer condemns.
At Magdeburg he did much to demolish the remains of theism in the Free-religious communities.
theism is the easiest of all religions to get, but the most difficult to keep.
The inquiry we propose will have a great collateral advantage, both to him who doubts and to him who accepts theism.
In work after work dealing with theism one looks in vain for some definition of "God."
Hume and Holbach had much in common intellectually, although the latter was far more thoroughgoing in his repudiation of theism.
In all discussions of theism there is one point that is usually overlooked.