is applied to a person not believing in a certain religion or the prevailing religion
is a more negative term, simply designating, without further qualification, one who does not accept any religious belief
, the current parallel term, similarly implies rejection of the tenets and traditions of formal religion as incompatible with reason
, a historical term, was applied to 18th-century rationalists who believed in God as a creative, moving force but who otherwise rejected formal religion and its doctrines of revelation, divine authority, etc.
questions the existence of God, heaven, etc. in the absence of material proof and in unwillingness to accept supernatural revelation
rejects all religious belief and denies the existence of God
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