Theology meaning

thē-ŏlə-jē
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The study of the nature of God and religious truth; rational inquiry into religious questions.
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A course of specialized religious study usually at a college or seminary.
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The study of religious doctrines and matters of divinity; specif., the study of God and the relations between God, humankind, and the universe.
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Theology is defined as a collection of assembled religious beliefs, or is the study of God and religion.

An example of theology is the study of God.

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A system or school of opinions concerning God and religious questions.

Protestant theology; Jewish theology.

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An organized method of interpreting spiritual works and beliefs into practical form.
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A specific formulation or systemization of religious doctrine or belief as set forth by a given religion or denomination or by one or more individuals.
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The study of God, or a god, or gods, and the truthfulness of religion in general.
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Origin of theology

  • Middle English theologie from Old French from Latin theologia from Greek theologiā theo- theo- -logiā -logy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French theologie, teologie, from Latin theologia, from Ancient Greek θεολογία (theologia),see theo- +"Ž -logy.

    From Wiktionary