positive theology

noun

Definition of positive theology

1 : theological doctrine that describes the divine nature according to positive categories
2 : a theology that instead of beginning with the philosophy of religion takes as its content the gospel as given by biblical theology and presents it directly in systematic form

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“Positive theology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/positive%20theology. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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