Definition of systematic theology in English:

systematic theology

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[mass noun]
  • A form of theology in which the aim is to arrange religious truths in a self-consistent whole.
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    • In the third and final article I will consider systematic theology, key centers of theology, movements such as feminism and Radical Orthodoxy, and theology in relation to the churches.
    • Many of today's pagans reject super-naturalism, tending toward a ‘natural’ spirituality without systematic theology or dogma.
    • He was a pioneer in textual criticism of the Bible, exegesis and systematic theology.


systematic theologian

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  • His challenge would lead to a broadening of theology, in that it calls for the cooperation of systematic theologians.
  • One of the invitations he accepted, however, was not from fellow professors or systematic theologians but from pastors.
  • It follows, I contend, that religion is more richly sustained by storytellers than by systematic theologians.

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