Definition of Faithist in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfeɪθɪst/


  • A member of a sect whose beliefs are based on the text of Oahspe: A New Bible (1882), written by U.S. dentist John Ballou Newbrough (1828–91), purportedly by automatic writing.

    The main community of Faithists was founded in New Mexico in 1894.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Christian Life. From faith + -ist.