Anti-supernaturalism



character or agency.
belief in the doctrine of or divine agency as manifested in the world, in human events, religious revelation, etc.
Historical Examples

He started the Index, a journal of free religious inquiry and anti-supernaturalism, at Toledo, but since 1874 at Boston.
A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations Joseph Mazzini Wheeler

Suppose we try it, amended to suit the “anti-supernaturalism” of the age.
Expositor’s Bible: The Gospel of Matthew John Monro Gibson

noun
the quality or condition of being supernatural
a supernatural agency, the effects of which are felt to be apparent in this world
belief in supernatural forces or agencies as producing effects in this world

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