the·​o·​lo·​gou·​me·​non | \ ˌthēəlōˈgüməˌnän \
variants: or theologumenon
plural theologoumena or theologumena\ -​mənə \

Definition of theologoumenon

: a theological statement or concept in the area of individual opinion rather than of authoritative doctrine

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History and Etymology for theologoumenon

New Latin, from Greek theologoumenon, neuter of theologoumenos, present passive participle of theologein to discourse on the gods, talk about God, from theologos theologue

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“Theologoumenon.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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