The term theism was first used by Ralph Cudworth (1617–1688).  In Cudworth's definition, they are "strictly and properly called Theists, who affirm, that a perfectly conscious understanding being, or mind, existing of itself from eternity, was the cause of all other things".  Types of theism [ edit] Monotheism [ edit]
Theism is the religious belief that at least one god exists while rejecting the existence or importance of polytheistic gods or goddesses. In a broader definition it can also be the belief in God or gods in general, including all types of god-belief. Polytheism is the belief in several gods, while monotheism is the belief in just one god.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Classical theism is a form of theism in which God is characterized as the absolutely metaphysically ultimate being, in contrast to other conceptions such as pantheism, panentheism, polytheism, deism and process theism . Classical theism is a form of monotheism.
La Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy define el ateísmo como "la opinión de que Dios no existe"  y Paul Draper escribe en Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy que, en filosofía al menos, "el ateísmo debe interpretarse como la proposición de que Dios no existe (o, más ampliamente, la proposición de que no hay dioses)";  por otro lado, en The Oxford Handbook of Atheism se entiende ...
Open theism, also known as openness theology and free will theism, is a theological movement that has developed within Christianity as a rejection of the synthesis of Greek philosophy and Christian theology. Open theism arises out of the freewill theistic tradition of the church which goes back to the early church fathers.
Agnostic theism - Wikipedia Agnostic theism From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Agnostic theism, agnostotheism, or agnostitheism is the philosophical view that encompasses both theism and agnosticism. An agnostic theist believes in the existence of one or more gods, but regards the basis of this proposition as unknown or inherently unknowable.
Atheism is commonly defined as the simple absence of belief that any deities exist. This broad definition would include newborns and other people who have not been exposed to theistic ideas. As far back as 1772, Baron d'Holbach said that "All children are born Atheists; they have no idea of God."