theologism

noun
the·​ol·​o·​gism | \ thēˈäləˌjizəm \
plural -s

Definition of theologism

1 : theological speculation
2 : the act or process of subsuming other disciplines under theology : excessive extension of theological presuppositions or authority

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History and Etymology for theologism

from theologize, after such pairs as English criticize : criticism

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“Theologism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theologism. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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