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moral theology

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noun
  1. the branch of theology dealing with principles of moral conduct.

Origin of moral theology

First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for moral theology

Historical Examples

  • In the former case it is termed physico-theology, in the latter, ethical or moral-theology.

    The Critique of Pure Reason

    Immanuel Kant


British Dictionary definitions for moral theology

moral theology

noun
  1. the branch of theology dealing with ethics
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