dialectical theology

noun

: neoorthodoxy especially as holding against rationalism that one's attempts to know God by one's own reasoning reach contradictory conclusions and must give way to a faith that awaits God's word

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dialectical theology was in 1925

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“Dialectical theology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dialectical%20theology. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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