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theology

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WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth [syn: divinity ] a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings; "Jewish theology"; "Roman Catholic theology" [syn: theological system ...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Theology \The*ol"o*gy\, n.; pl. Theologies . [L. theologia, Gr. ?; ? God + ? discourse: cf. F. th['e]ologie. See Theism , and Logic .] The science of God or of religion; the science which treats of the existence, character, and attributes of God, his ...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 (context uncountable English) The study of God, or a god, or gods, and the truthfulness of religion in general. 2 (context countable English) An organized method of interpreting spiritual works and beliefs into practical form. 3 (context uncountable ...

Usage examples of theology.

With what passionate academicism he devoted himself to assigning phenomena their rightful places in his subtle and intricate theology!

The type of theology and method of instruction used by some of the earliest laborers in this field left something to be desired in point of adaptedness to the savage mind.

But when his pure and proper divinity had been established on the ruins of Arianism, the faith of the Catholics trembled on the edge of a precipice where it was impossible to recede, dangerous to stand, dreadful to fall and the manifold inconveniences of their creed were aggravated by the sublime character of their theology.

The framework in which these articles were placed virtually continued to be the apologetic theology, for this maintained a doctrine of God and the world, which seemed to correspond to the earliest tradition as much as it ran counter to the Gnostic theses.

Decades elapsed, for instance, before the apologetic theology came to be generally known and accepted in the Church, as is shown by the long continued conflict against Monarchianism.

The secret of the epoch-making success of the apologetic theology is thus explained: These Christian philosophers formulated the content of the Gospel in a manner which appealed to the common sense of all the serious thinkers and intelligent men of the age.

It is ultimately the dispute between morality and religion, which appears as an unsettled problem in the theses of the idealistic philosophers and in the whole spiritual conceptions then current among the educated, and which recurs in the contrast between the Apologetic and the Gnostic theology.

Hippolytus denote an immense advance beyond the Apologists, which, paradoxically enough, results both from the progress of Christian Hellenism and from a deeper study of the Pauline theology, that is, emanates from the controversy with Gnosticism.

That he could do with himself what he would, that he created a new thing without overturning the old, that he won men to himself by announcing the Father, that he inspired without fanaticism, set up a kingdom without politics, set men free from the world without asceticism, was a teacher without theology, at a time of fanaticism and politics, asceticism and theology, is the great miracle of his person, and that he who preached the Sermon on the Mount declared himself in respect of his life and death, to be the Redeemer and Judge of the world, is the offence and foolishness which mock all reason.

This was the beginnings of a natural theology, a theory of god or the gods based in the evidence found in nature.

Natural Theology, which was throughout obviously written to meet Buffon and the Zoonomia.

They stay celibate and they have to be highly educated and trained in things like philosophy and theology as well.

I should submit my sermon to him as soon as it was written, because the subject belonging to the most sublime theology he could not allow me to enter the pulpit without being satisfied that I would not utter any heresies.

Christ, we are strongly supported in giving credence to the doctrinal statements of that book as affording, in spite of its lateness, a correct epitome of the old Persian theology.

With the twisted theology of Fort Freedom, she just might suffer terrible guilt if by some fluke Drust should change over, feeling that he had cursed himself for love of her.