Definition of divinity in English:


Line breaks: div¦in|ity
Pronunciation: /dɪˈvɪnɪti

noun (plural divinities)

[mass noun]
  • 2The study of religion; theology: a doctor of divinity
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    • But in 1973, Case's career took a sharp turn when he decided to study divinity at the Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena.
    • Seminaries, schools of theology, divinity schools, and churches must face the pressing and rising presence of diversity.
    • He received his master of divinity degree from Moravian Theological Seminary in 1988 and was ordained that same year.
    theology, religious studies, religion, scripture


Middle English: from Old French divinite, from Latin divinitas, from divinus 'belonging to a deity' (see divine1).

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