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  • adj. Of or pertaining to theology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Theological.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as theological.

Etymologies

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theology +‎ -ic

Examples

  • The third, or Christian dispensation, is theologic, that is, a revelation of God by inspired writings.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • That while he undertakes, in this manner, a universal remission of sin, or even to freely justify every penitent transgressor before God, he has never yet thought, as far as we can discover, that he is putting God’s law and justice in jeopardy, or raising any kind of theologic objection, such as now disturbs the concern of many.

    The Vicarious Sacrifice, Grounded in Principles of Universal Obligation.

  • Why does it never occur to such as are taken by this kind of theologic contrivance, that after Christ has made due satisfaction to the wrath-principle of God’s justice, there is still wanted, above all, some more tremendous sacrifice, to satisfy the wrath of the Lamb?

    The Vicarious Sacrifice, Grounded in Principles of Universal Obligation.

  • Nor is it for nothing that the grave and frugal Transylvanian sends out yearly from as far as the mountainous borders of Russia, and beyond the Hercynian wilderness, not their youth, but their staid men, to learn our language and our theologic arts.

    Areopagitica

  • It is Red who cant remember his log in info sees “when human life begins” as a scientific question rather than a theologic, philosophical or legal issue.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Science vs. Politics?

  • For example, chapter two of the Judaeo-Arabic theologic-philosophical work by Natanael Ibn al-Fayyumi, the Garden of Intellects (Bustan al-˜uqul), written in Yemen in 1165, includes a correspondence between numbers

    Influence of Arabic and Islamic Philosophy on Judaic Thought

  • He fastens each natural object to a theologic notion; — a horse signifies carnal understanding; a tree, perception; the moon, faith; a cat means this; an ostrich that; an artichoke this other; — and poorly tethers every symbol to a several ecclesiastic sense.

    Representative Men

  • Another dogma, growing out of this pernicious theologic limitation, is his Inferno.

    Representative Men

  • This design of exhibiting such correspondences, which, if adequately executed, would be the poem of the world, in which all history and science would play an essential part, was narrowed and defeated by the exclusively theologic direction which his inquiries took.

    Representative Men

  • Under the same theologic cramp, many of his dogmas are bound.

    Representative Men

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