noun (plural theologies)
- 1The study of the nature of God and religious belief.More example sentences
- And after 11 long years of study, Frank has been awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in theology and religious studies.
- The former Orangeman was awarded a Masters degree in theology for his studies on secret societies and Christianity.
- Now you can do science without studying theology, and you can study theology without knowing all that much science.
- 1.1Religious beliefs and theory when systematically developed: Augustine assimilated Roman ideals into Christian theology a willingness to tolerate new theologiesMore example sentences
- There is in Catholic theology a theory of just war, which stresses exactly this point.
- Many controversies arose as the new religion struggled to develop its core theology.
- The religion is a blend of Christian theology and indigenous American beliefs.
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- All these are questions that scientists and theologists alike are trying to find answers to.
- British natural theologists, including John Ray and Robert Boyle, united science with religion in an attempt to show that happiness was part of God's plan.
- So magnificent and so magical is this divine harmony of the Universe that even the greatest scholars, physicists, philosophers, theologists, and astronomers still don't have all the answers.
late Middle English (originally applying only to Christianity): from French théologie, from Latin theologia, from Greek, from theos 'god' + -logia (see -logy).
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