- n. A theological statement which is of individual opinion and not doctrine.
- Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)
“Asclepias wrote a book in Greek with the idea of theologoumenon, in defence of some very strange religious rites, of which the example in the text is a specimen.”
“The former passage puts into the life of Jesus an historical theologoumenon, which is hardly original.”
“Asclepias wrote a book in Greek with the idea of theologoumenon, in defence of some very strange religious rites, of which the example in the text is a specimen.] [Footnote 249: Velletri stands on very high ground, commanding extensive views of the Pontine marshes and the sea.] [Footnote 250: Munda was a city in the Hispania Boetica, where Julius”
“Any effort to get beyond that, to some more definitive answer, would be an illicit attempt to dogmatize what could only be theologoumenon.”
“I and others would say yes, but that answer raises trad hackles; after all, limbo was not a long-popular theologoumenon for nothing.”
“Hence the rulings McCarthy cites could be treated as reflecting a theologoumenon: a matter of opinion that, as such, does not permit settling the question by appeal to authority alone.”
“At one time, I didn't think this relatively peripheral theologoumenon would occasion much passion today.”
“The most favourable statement that may be made in its favour is that it is a necessary postulate in any doctrine of grace in which the freedom of the will is to be safeguarded; in itself it is but a theologoumenon.”
“Here the reference of a theologoumenon to a passage of Scripture was of itself sufficient, and the manifold and incongruous doctrines were felt as a unity in so far as they could all be verified from Holy”
“But we ought not to charge the Apologists with the theologoumenon that it was an inward necessity for the Logos to become man.”
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