Definition of theology noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//θiˈɒlədʒi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//θiˈɑːlədʒi//
    (pl. theologies) Types of belief
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  1. 1[uncountable] the study of religion and beliefs a degree in Theology a theology student the rarefied world of academic theology See related entries: Types of belief
  2. 2[countable] a set of religious beliefs the theologies of the East Latin American liberation theology See related entries: Types of belief
  3. Word Originlate Middle English (originally applying only to Christianity): from French théologie, from Latin theologia, from Greek, from theos ‘god’ + -logia (see -logy).
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