ietsism

Discussion in 'Dictionary Additions' started by maximka, Apr 29, 2014.

  1. maximka Junior Member

    Lithuania
    Russian &
    Term: "ietsism" (also "ietsist", "ietsistic")

    Your definition or explanation: Believing in unnamed God or supreme force; not being an atheist and at the same time not being a believer in classical Gods or follower of any of known religions.

    Example:
    Ietsism ("somethingism") is an unspecified belief in some higher force. In some Eastern European censuses (Albanian, for example), those having ietsistic beliefs are counted as believers without religion.


    One or more places you have seen the term:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ietsism

    http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=1926009

    IETSISM AS AN UNDERLYING FORM OF MODERN YOUTH'S RELIGION ("Ietsism" in an article in Russian)


    Have you looked for this term or meaning in dictionaries?
    Yes

    Have you found it?
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    Last edited: Apr 29, 2014
  2. Quoth New Member

    New Zealand
    English - English
    I can certainly see the need for a word with this meaning!

    Thank you.
     
  3. JamesM

    JamesM à la Mod

    How is this different from a Deist?
     

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