American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who is learned in theology.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A man skilled in theology, especially Christian theology; a divine.
- n. A professor of or writer on theology; any person versed in theology; as, the lawyer was a very respectable theologian.
- n. One who studies theology.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A person well versed in theology; a professor of theology or divinity; a divine.
- n. someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
- theology + -an (Wiktionary)
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“A much happier outcome for the speculative, self-educated theologian is to be found in the example of Hans Urs von Balthasar.”
“Well, having read the book just recently and being a person who, while no theologian, is pretty familiar with the New Testament and the early days of the Christian faith, I was still finding myself wondering what the hell the story was talking about at certain points.”
“In a Church a major difference between a laymember and a theologian is that the theologian usually has a greater knowledge of the Church’s history.”
“After my testimony as to our convictions and intentions, we asked the judge if we could call theologian Stanley Hauerwas as an expert witness.”
“Frederick Denison Maurice later became well known as a theologian and Christian-socialist educational reformer.”
“From the rabbi's introduction and her opening remarks it was clear that Horn could be called a theologian, a scholar, a professor and a mom.”
“The Mussulman doctors entertain similar opinions and similar disputes, because they have the same interest to actuate them; but the universal theologian, that is to say, the true philosopher, sees that it is contradictory for nature to act on particular or single views; that it is ridiculous to imagine God occupying Himself in forcing one man in Europe to obey Him, while”
“If it was indeed 'inspired by God', then to paraphrase theologian Keith Ward, God was very definitely not interested in making himself clear - as a Omnipotent Being ought to be able to, if It so desired.”
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