American author Theodore Dreiser is often considered a naturalist. However, Dreiser's later works reveal a more theistic philosophy. A close examination, especially of Dreiser's last two works, reveals that he was a theist who, for a time, explored naturalist thought.
"Theodore Dreiser: Naturalist or Theist?,"
BYU Studies Quarterly: Vol. 3
, Article 6.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/byusq/vol3/iss2/6