Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
The science of God or of religion; the science which treats of the existence, character, and attributes of God, his laws and government, the doctrines we are to believe, and the duties we are to practice; divinity; (as more commonly understood) "the knowledge derivable from the Scriptures, the systematic exhibition of revealed truth, the science of Christian faith and life."
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\the*ol"o*gy\ (?), n.; pl. theologies (#). [l. theologia, gr. &?;; &?; god + &?; discourse: cf. f. théologie. see theism, and logic.] the science of god or of religion; the science which treats of the existence, character, and attributes of god, his laws and government, the doctrines we are to believe, and the duties we are to practice; divinity; (as more commonly understood) "the knowledge derivable from the scriptures, the systematic exhibition of revealed truth, the science of christian faith and life." many speak of theology as a science of religion [instead of "science of god"] because they disbelieve that there is any knowledge of god to be attained. r. flint (enc. brit.). theology is ordered knowledge; representing in the region of the intellect what religion represents in the heart and life of man.
bachelor of theology
doctor of theology
master of theology
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The branch of theological science that treats of God.
1. the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
(hypernym) discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick, branch of knowledge
(class) minor, venial
2. a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings; "Jewish theology"; "Roman Catholic theology"
(synonym) theological system
(hypernym) system, system of rules
(hyponym) Christian theology
(class) emanation, rise, procession
3. the learned profession acquired by specialized courses in religion (usually taught at a college or seminary); "he studied theology at Oxford"
(hypernym) learned profession