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Agnosticism

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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

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2003
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Religion
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70 words

A term coined by T. H Huxley. to denote that attitude which, unlike theism (conviction that God exists) and

Agnosticism

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Religion
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126 words

(Gk., a + gnōstos, ‘not know’).

A position distinguished from theism and atheism equally, by its view that neither

agnosticism

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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54 words

Philosophical viewpoint according to which it is impossible either to demonstrate or refute the existence of a supreme being or

AGNOSTICISM

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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2011
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Religion
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256 words
As originally formulated in the nineteenth century by T. H. Huxley, agnosticism designated an attitude of suspended judgment, particularly in religious matters. In this sense, it meshed in ... More
agnosticism

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The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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2010
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Philosophy
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2,259 words

Darwin's bulldog, Thomas Henry Huxley, coined the term ‘agnostic’ in 1869 in response to issues raised by the

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