Dystheism vs Theism - What's the difference?
| Derived terms
Dystheism is a derived term of theism.
As nouns the difference between dystheism and theism
is that dystheism
is the belief that there is a god, but that this god is not good, and possibly, although not necessarily, evil while theism
is (religion) belief in the existence of at least one deity.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The belief that there is a god, but that this god is not good, and possibly, although not necessarily, evil.
(belief system) Belief in the existence of at least one deity.
(belief system) Belief in the existence of a personal creator god, goddess, gods and/or goddesses present and active in the governance and organization of the world and the universe. The God may be known by or through revelation.
* 1999 , Jeaneane D. Fowler, Humanism: Beliefs & Practices,
- The term stands in contradistinction to theism which, in its widest sense, means belief in a personal god, goddess, gods and/or goddesses.