noun, plural the·ol·o·gies.
Origin of theology
Examples from the Web for theology
Paz tells us that she owned countless encyclopedias and manuals—on mythology, law, history, philosophy, theology.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet superstition can also be, if my theology is correct, the first step in the other direction on that same road.
And though the theology of Left Behind is strange and unbelievable, it also could, in the right hands, inspire a hell of a story.‘Left Behind’ Review: Nicolas Cage’s Bible Movie Is God-Awful|Matthew Paul Turner|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In addition, the average layperson in this time period was well versed in theology.
He changed how the people of his time engaged God, editing a theology that was often portrayed harshly and dogmatically.The Hellish Sermons of Jonathan Edwards, Malign Evangelist|Matthew Paul Turner|August 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not so full a measure of freedom has been won in law or theology.
Standing on surer ground than such speculations the theology of the piece itself is sound and proper.The Three Additions to Daniel, A Study|William Heaford Daubney
The tastes of translators and their patrons were very catholic; science, theology, history and poetry proving equally attractive.Belgium|Emile Cammaerts
And this is true of Christian art, as it is true of Christian theology.Thomas Paine, The Apostle of Liberty|John E. Remsburg
His indictment of the Puritans themselves was more insistent than his charges against their theology.A History of American Literature|Percy H. Boynton
British Dictionary definitions for theology
noun plural -gies
Word Origin for theology
Word Origin and History for theology
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]