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  1. ignosticismnoun

    The theory that there is nothing that can be thought of that the word "God" (capitalized) or the words "Yahweh" and "Allah" could refer to. Also called "theological noncognitivism".

    Etymology: ig- (from ignorant) + gnostic + -ism. Coined by Rabbi Sherwin Wine.

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  1. Ignosticism

    Ignosticism or igtheism is the theological position that every other theological position assumes too much about the concept of God and many other theological concepts. It can be defined as encompassing two related views about the existence of God: ⁕The view that a coherent definition of God must be presented before the question of the existence of God can be meaningfully discussed. Furthermore, if that definition is unfalsifiable, the ignostic takes the theological noncognitivist position that the question of the existence of God is meaningless. In this case, the concept of God is not considered meaningless; the term "God" is considered meaningless. ⁕The second view is synonymous with theological noncognitivism, and skips the step of first asking "What is meant by 'God'?" before proclaiming the original question "Does God exist?" as meaningless. Some philosophers have seen ignosticism as a variation of agnosticism or atheism, while others have considered it to be distinct. The term ignosticism was coined in the 1960s by Sherwin Wine, a rabbi and a founding figure of Humanistic Judaism. The term igtheism was coined by the secular humanist Paul Kurtz in his 1992 book The New Skepticism.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ignosticism in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ignosticism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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