moral theology

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noun

the branch of theology dealing with principles of moral conduct.

Nearby words

  1. moral philosophy,
  2. moral re-armament,
  3. moral rearmament,
  4. moral sense,
  5. moral support,
  6. moral turpitude,
  7. morale,
  8. moralise,
  9. moralism,
  10. moralist

Origin of moral theology

First recorded in 1900–05

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British Dictionary definitions for moral theology

moral theology

noun

the branch of theology dealing with ethics
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