Definition of theology
1 : the study of religious faith, practice, and experience; especially : the study of God and of God's relation to the world
3 : a usually 4-year course of specialized religious training in a Roman Catholic major seminary
Examples of theology in a sentence
He has an interest in theology and pastoral work.
The bishop was opposed to the group's theology.
Origin and Etymology of theology
Middle English theologie, from Anglo-French, from Latin theologia, from Greek, from the- + -logia -logy
First Known Use: 14th century
THEOLOGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of theology for English Language Learners
: the study of religious faith, practice, and experience : the study of God and God's relation to the world
: a system of religious beliefs or ideas
THEOLOGY Defined for Kids
Definition of theology for Students
: the study and explanation of religious faith, practice, and experience
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