theological


theological
theology NOUN (pl. theologies) 1) the study of God and religious belief. 2) religious beliefs and theory when systematically developed.
DERIVATIVES theological adjective theologically adverb theologist noun.

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  • Theological — The o*log ic*al, a. [L. theologicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. th[ e]ologique.] Of or pertaining to theology, or the science of God and of divine things; as, a theological treatise. {The o*log ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • theological — index sacrosanct Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • theological — (adj.) 1520s, from M.L. theologicalis, from L. theologicus, from theologia (see THEOLOGY (Cf. theology)). Earlier was theologic (late 15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • theological — [adj] religious, concerning a god centered philosophy apostolic, canonical, churchly, deistic, divine, doctrinal, ecclesiastical, metaphysical, scriptural, theistic; concept 536 Ant. irreligious …   New thesaurus

  • theological — [thē΄ə läj′i kəl] adj. of, having to do with, based on, or offering instruction in, theology or a theology: also theologic theologically adv …   English World dictionary

  • theological — also theologic adjective Date: 15th century 1. of or relating to theology 2. preparing for a religious vocation < a theological student > • theologically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • theological — theologically, adv. /thee euh loj i keuhl/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or involved with theology: a theological student. 2. based upon the nature and will of God as revealed to humans. Also, theologic. [1520 30; < ML theologicalis, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • theological — adj. Theological is used with these nouns: ↑belief, ↑college, ↑controversy, ↑conviction, ↑debate, ↑dispute, ↑education, ↑enquiry, ↑implication, ↑interpretation, ↑justification, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • theological — adjective theological writings Syn: religious, scriptural, ecclesiastical, doctrinal; divine, holy …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • theological — adj. of theology. Phrases and idioms: theological virtues faith, hope, and charity. Derivatives: theologically adv. Etymology: med.L theologicalis f. L theologicus f. Gk theologikos (as THEOLOGY) …   Useful english dictionary