Definition of theology
- Catholic theology
He has an interest in theology and pastoral work.
The bishop was opposed to the group's theology.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: 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
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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