Definition of theologian in English:


Line breaks: theo|lo¦gian
Pronunciation: /θɪəˈləʊdʒɪən
, -dʒ(ə)n/


  • A person who engages or is an expert in theology.
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    • 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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