Definition of theologian
: a specialist in theology
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Rumi is a Japanese girl's name, and also was the name of a famous 13th-century Persian poet and Islamic scholar-theologian.
One of the most high-profile victims of the wave of clandestine, wartime detentions is Igor Kozlovsky, an authoritative theologian with expertise in world faiths, martial arts and yoga.
In what was perhaps a foreshadowing of his ability to bridge disparate worlds, his senior thesis focused on two divergent religious figures, the theologian Reinhold Niebuhr and the televangelist Jerry Falwell.
Generations of Lutheran clergy and theologians from the 1980s to the 2000s studied and lived at the college.
Question for theologians: Can two devils both wear Prada?
Oh, well, those theologians do have more empathy than the rest of us.
Bolt is co-chair of Sport and Christianity, a group of Christian coaches, administrators, and theologians.
This is not easy stuff for theologians, let alone pastors of individual congregations.
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Definition of theologian for English Language Learners
: a person who is an expert on theology
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