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theology

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Religion
theologythe‧ol‧o‧gy /θiˈɒlədʒi $ θiˈɑː-/ noun (plural theologies)  1 [uncountable]RR the study of religion and religious ideas and beliefs He studied theology at college.2 [countable, uncountable]RR a particular system of religious beliefs and ideas According to Muslim theology there is only one God. a comparison of Eastern and Western theologiestheological /ˌθiːəˈlɒdʒɪkəl◂ $ -ˈlɑː-/ adjective theological debatetheologically /-kli/ adverb
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theologyAt the outset we may note the following about the practice and theology of the early church.Instead they are crafting theologies and liturgies that draw on their own indigenous cultures.I enjoy reading, traveling, dominion theology, political discussions.I did not hear any name-it-and-claim-it theology at Sheffield Family Life Center that night.The liberal theology of a figure like Adolf von Harnack represents the genre in its virtually pure form.They were no more testable than the claims of Paley and the other advocates of natural theology.After the birth of her second child, Annie began to have religious doubts and returned to her preoccupation with theology.
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