a person versed in theology, especially Christian theology; divine.
- an·ti·the·o·lo·gian, noun, adjective
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How to use theologian in a sentence
Although a theologian by profession, this man of faith dedicated much of his vast writings to discerning what the human mind can learn independently of faith.
The account itself had come from Hervey, an English philosopher and theologian.U.S. worries about space aliens and UFOs are older than you think | Gordon Fraser | June 25, 2021 | Washington Post
It reminds me of the medieval theologians who clashed over the number of angels who could dance upon the head of a pin, arguments the likes of which sparked centuries of warfare in the name of the Lord.
True, theologians sometimes clashed with natural philosophers, but everyone operated within the understanding that the study of nature was the study of God’s work.‘The Light Ages’ illuminates the science of the so-called Dark Ages | Tom Siegfried | January 8, 2021 | Science News
Again, I realize you’re an economist, not a political scientist, not a politician, not a theologian.The Economics of Sports Gambling (Ep. 388 Rebroadcast) | Stephen J. Dubner | August 20, 2020 | Freakonomics
Sister Agnes Mueller, 62, was a theologian and a nurse—both practical skills in the field.Caught: Female Assassin Who Allegedly Murdered Five American Nuns | Barbie Latza Nadeau | September 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The second-century Christian theologian Tertullian once said “It is certain because it is impossible.”
Future editions of the magazine will now have to be reviewed by a Vatican-approved theologian.
Perez Guadalupe, a criminologist, sociologist, and theologian, has brought a disciplined hand to Castro Castro.
His father, the brilliant Presbyterian theologian Francis Schaeffer, was the intellectual father of the movement.
John of Damascus, an important Greek theologian of the eighth century, often cited by Thomas.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II) | Henry Osborn Taylor
As a scholar and a critic, a metaphysician and a theologian, his name stands high among the first writers of the age.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Dr. Butler, the theologian and author of "The Analogy," was born in the town and this house is still to be seen.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car | Thomas D. Murphy
Isaac Casaubon, a celebrated Swiss critic and theologian, died at London.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The theologian tells us that God does not need hands or arms to act, and that He acts by His will alone.Superstition In All Ages (1732) | Jean Meslier
British Dictionary definitions for theologian
a person versed in or engaged in the study of theology, esp Christian theology
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Cultural definitions for theologian
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