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Definition of "theology" []

  • The study of the nature of God and religious truth; rational inquiry into religious questions. (noun)
  • A system or school of opinions concerning God and religious questions: Protestant theology; Jewish theology. (noun)
  • A course of specialized religious study usually at a college or seminary. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "theology" in a sentence
  • "_theology_, and this theology is a continual insult to the reason of man."
  • "I was hired, worked there for eight years -- and decided to return to school, this time to get my Masters in theology from a Catholic institution."
  • "They strike me as being about how we practice as religious people, not about what we believe which, for my purposes, is the stress I'm laying on the term theology for this discussion."