He has never studied in any Islamic seminary and has only the most rudimentary knowledge of Islamic law and theology.
For the progressive left, social activism grounded in faith and theology crested in the 1960s.
The reasons for this, I believe, are more about politics, power, and money than about theology or faith.
Black people, according to Christian Identity theology, are a separate species of “mud people.”
After all, true believers tend not to compromise on matters of theology.
But it is not with the theology of this subject that we are now dealing.
They were strenuous about theology, but they let other things alone.
The long truce in the criticism of Trinitarian theology is drawing to its end.
There is no Law School yet and it is not likely there will ever be one of theology.
Indeed Luther did not hesitate to say, that after theology, music was the first of arts.
mid-14c., from Old French theologie "philosophical treatment of Christian doctrine" (14c.), from Latin theologia, from Greek theologia "an account of the gods," from theologos "one discoursing on the gods," from theos "god" (see Thea) + -logos "treating of."
Theology moves back and forth between two poles, the eternal truth of its foundations and the temporal situation in which the eternal truth must be received. [Paul Tillich, "Systematic Theology," 1951]
The disciplined study of religious questions, such as the nature of God, sin, and salvation.
1. Ironically or humorously used to refer to religious issues.
2. Technical fine points of an abstruse nature, especially those where the resolution is of theoretical interest but is relatively marginal with respect to actual use of a design or system. Used especially around software issues with a heavy AI or language-design component, such as the smart-data vs. smart-programs dispute in AI.