The Society: Religion and Spirituality: (Deism Religion and Spirituality )

Section Description for Deism Deism has at minimum these attributes: 1. Belief in the existence of God, omnipotent Creator. 2. Belief that God can be understood and followed by reason alone 3. Follows a moral code derived from reason 4. Denial of ceremony, ritual, mysticism, special revelation (like the Bible), miracles or any kind of interventions by God to affect outcomes in the material world. Christian Deism While Christianity and Deism are different belief systems, some called themselves "Christian Deists" to avoid the charge of heresy while believing as strict Deists, others adopted aspects of Christianity as it suited them (or vice versa). Deism Religion and Spirituality Society.

Deism gained prominence among intellectuals during the Age of Enlightenment —especially in Britain, France, Germany and the United States—who, raised as Christians, believed in one God but became disenchanted with organized religion and notions such as the Trinity, Biblical inerrancy and the supernatural interpretation of events such as miracles. (wikipedia)