Meaning of fideistic in English:


Pronunciation /fʌɪdɪˈɪstɪk/


See fideism

‘Broadly speaking, there were three different fideistic ideas among orthodox theologians.’
  • ‘Barr argues that scientific materialism is a kind of ‘mythology,’ which, as it is usually encountered, is ‘more fideistic than the faith of the ordinary religious believer.’’
  • ‘The latter is mystical, fideistic, evangelical, and Roman, into pilgrimage, procession, chant, and punctilious (often Latin) liturgy.’
  • ‘You may say both a Christian and Drake are being equally fideistic, cheerfully superstitious even, and you may be right.’
  • ‘The book itself is less an argument then a fideistic confession of faith.’