• WordNet 3.6
    • n theologizer someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Christian theology there are nine choirs of angels. From highest to lowest, they are: seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominions, virtues, powers, principalities, archangels, and angels.
    • n Theologizer One who theologizes; a theologian.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Saint Isidore, or Seville, who lived in the 17th century, was believed to have written the world's first encyclopedia, the Etymologies. It included entries on medicine, mathematics, history and theology.
    • n theologizer One who theologizes; a theologian. Also spelled theologiser.
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  • Auguste Comte
    Auguste Comte
    “Each department of knowledge passes through three stages. The theoretic stage; the theological stage and the metaphysical or abstract stage.”
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    “Life isn't like a book. Life isn't logical or sensible or orderly. Life is a mess most of the time. And theology must be lived in the midst of that mess.”
  • Karl Barth
    Karl Barth
    “The best theology would need no advocates; it would prove itself.”
  • Martin Luther
    “Next to theology I give music the highest place of honor.”
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    “Theology is a science of mind applied to God.”
  • Robert Green Ingersoll
    “Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell.”


In literature:

It is not, however, with theological matters that we are now concerned.
"Patriarchal Palestine" by Archibald Henry Sayce
The theological productions of the early portion of this period, are of less value than the historical.
"Historical View of the Languages and Literature of the Slavic Nations" by Therese Albertine Louise von Jacob Robinson
Theology, metaphysics, and ethics have as large a part in the medley of philosophical ideas as the story of the soul.
"Philo-Judaeus of Alexandria" by Norman Bentwich
The strongest mind in our theological class perished, the doctors said afterward from lack of food.
"Around The Tea-Table" by T. De Witt Talmage
Central Idea of Egyptian Theology and Religion.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
Mark discussed with the Rector the theological aspects of this intuition.
"The Altar Steps" by Compton MacKenzie
The latter part of the eighteenth century marked a breaking away from the Protestant scholasticism of the Reformation theology.
"Preaching and Paganism" by Albert Parker Fitch
Certain new theologians dispute original sin, which is the only part of Christian theology which can really be proved.
"Orthodoxy" by G. K. Chesterton
The Bishop then applied to one of the doctors of theology to examine and cross-question the prisoner.
"Joan of Arc" by Ronald Sutherland Gower
But what sort of a theology?
"Theodicy" by G. W. Leibniz
See Handbooks of Theology.
"The Land of the Black Mountain" by Reginald Wyon
O. T. Theologies by Piepenbring, Duff, etc.
"Expositor's Bible: Index" by S. G. Ayres
The bewildering number of new creatures found in America troubled the European scholars of that day, who were ever theological.
"The Beginners of a Nation" by Edward Eggleston
Dr. Quimby was not orthodox in his theology, and was still less orthodox in medicine.
"The Church of St. Bunco" by Gordon Clark
He teaches apologetics, which forms the transition from philosophy to theology.
"The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12." by E. Rameur
In the first stage the controversy was theological rather than critical.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various
And this is the distinctive problem of rational theology.
"British Quarterly Review, American Edition, Volume LIV" by Various
Faith (says Theology, in order to express these ideas) is the subjective appropriation of the objective work of Christ.
"History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century (Volume 1)" by J. H. Merle D'Aubigné
Along with their pity they had also brought their theology, and they trusted to heal Job's malady with this.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 4" by Various
The School of Armagh seems to have been primarily a great theological seminary.
"Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum" by John Healy

In poetry:

This trouble seems to be
Chief in theology:
Each thinks the hymn should be, --
Nearer, my God, to Thee.
"Poetry" by Edmund Vance Cooke
We did much as we chose to do;
We'd never heard of Mrs. Grundy;
All the theology we knew
Was that we mightn't play on Sunday;
"Gemini And Virgo" by Charles Stuart Calverley
Such is the outcome of your attack on the cat:
A theological, Augustinian grimace,
Which makes difficult our walking on this eart.
"To Mrs. Professor In Defense Of My Cat's Honor And Not Only" by Czeslaw Milosz
Woven of linen were her veil and sandals.
But, twined 'mid boughs of foliage, on their hem
The theologic Virtues Three were painted;
Hearts set about with gold encompassed them.
"She Of The Garden" by Emile Verhaeren
O Justice! O Charity! mix well your powers
To judge a just judgment of lives such as ours,—
Fated? — not quite,— though more like it, beseems,
Than moralists own, or theology dreams.
"Bond Or Free? A Double Thought" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
His sermons were tremendous things, and thunder-bolts would drop;
The trouble with poor Father Pat was when and how to stop.
Theology? don't mention it! he'd talk the bishop flat;
One half was Father Gury, and the rest was Father Pat.
"Vale` - Father Pat" by John O Brien

In news:

HBO's 'Sunset Limited' review: All aboard the theological choo-choo.
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College, its undergraduate division, conferred degrees on 185 students Saturday in a ceremony in the seminary's Leavell Chapel.
Brent Wojahn, The Oregonian Students Quincy Robinson (from left), Megan Sickles and Joe DeSiccio process the last of 15,000 books that Multnomah Bible College students collected for a new theology library in Kigali, Rwanda.
Dueling scholars offer different views this weekend at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
This weekend at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in Gentilly.
But the question in moral theology still remains of whether it is morally preferable for an infected man to use a condom than not to use one.
A great debate on theological liberalism and fundamentalism.
Manhattan Declaration: Theological , political, both.
Miguel Diaz, an associate professor of theology at the College of St Benedict and St John's University in Collegeville, Minn. Was picked as ambassador to the Vatican.
The Biblical Theology of Pope Benedict XVI.
Add to that already impressive resume his latest volume, a book-length "essay" (as Hahn calls it) outlining Pope Benedict's emerging theology .
The reason was because it expressed Catholic immigrant piety in a particular American way, according Jerry Vigna, associate theology professor at Alvernia University.
Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
The Princeton Theological Seminary holiday handbell concert, today, 3 pm, Miller Chapel on the Seminary campus.
University of Munich, doctorate in theology, 1953.

In science:

Gr ¨unbaum, A. (2000). A new critique of theological interpretations of physical cosmology.
New remarks on the Cosmological Argument
The author, a schoolmaster with a classics background who was interested in literature and theology, wrote his science fiction fantasy in pure mathematics for entertainment.
A Collection of Exercises in Two-Dimensional Physics, Part 1
At the beginning of this timeline scholars were mainly concerned with theological considerations that were not amenable to experimental confirmation.
MESON2000 Conference Summary
And finally, as if to close the circle, at the end of the millennium many theoreticians have again turned to theological speculations which are not amenable to experimental confirmation.
MESON2000 Conference Summary
Allen, Paul, 2001, Philosophical Framework with the Science-Theology Dialogue: A Critical Reflection on the Work of Ernan McMul lin, unpublished Ph.D dissertation, St.
Retroduction, Multiverse Hypotheses and Their Testability
Luhmann alternates between this meta-biological model using concepts of functional differentiation and structural coupling for the explanation, and a meta-theological one where meaning seems to be given transcendentally as a substance analogous to life (Luhmann, 1986).
Luhmann's Communication-Theoretical Specification of the 'Genomena' of Husserl's Phenomenology
The meta-theological metaphor is pursued by Luhmann by grounding his theory on the operation of the distinction (that is, on a paradox).
Luhmann's Communication-Theoretical Specification of the 'Genomena' of Husserl's Phenomenology
Following an example of non-overlapping theories is found when contemplating the results of science in contrast with the results of theological reflection.
Informal Control code logic
Moritz concludes, however, that NOMA inadequately describes the relation between science and theology because according to him overlaps between these areas cannot be excluded.
Informal Control code logic
Theology In most religions god is considered to be outside of the space-time continuum.
Efficiency Theory: a Unifying Theory for Information, Computation and Intelligence
Misner 1977, in Cosmology, History, and Theology W.
Particle Astrophysics after COBE: Blois92 Summary Talk
Recent theologies concerning God’s death after Auschwitz are mathematically formalized through a suitable temporalization of G¨odel’s Ontological Proof.
An interesting temporalization of G\"odel's ontological proof
The logical problem of theodicy, namely the problem of bypassing the logical incompatibility between the definition of God as the maximally good entity and the existence of evil in the world was first raised by Epicurus and has been at the center of Rational Theology from Leibniz’s treatise to recent time.
An interesting temporalization of G\"odel's ontological proof
These philosophical remarks much in the spirit of the contemporary theologies of God’s death may be mathematically formalized as a time-reversal symmetry breaking within the formal system IV.4.
An interesting temporalization of G\"odel's ontological proof
Philosophical and theological considerations, sometimes quite remote from the economic theory and practice of the day, have mostly driven the moves towards interest prohibition.
Dialectical Roots for Interest Prohibition Theory