Definition of theologian in English:

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Pronunciation: /THēəˈlōjən/


A person who engages or is an expert in theology.
Example sentences
  • Some theologians have claimed that theology gives a justification of religion.
  • It would be tough to keep him off the list of the ten most influential theologians in church history.
  • Now if people would cease to read all the junk by the Church Fathers and modern theologians and turn to the Word, they would be informed.


Late 15th century: from French théologien, from théologie or Latin theologia (see theology).

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