Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A theologian.
  • n. Same as canon theologian (which see, under theologian).

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Examples

  • St. Andrews, and he is described as "solidissimus clericus et famosus theologus, vitæ sanctitate quamplurimum collaudatus."

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Magister noster Magister Johannes Major doctor theologus in Parisiensis et thesaurarius capelle regis.

    The Scottish Reformation Its Epochs, Episodes, Leaders, and Distinctive Characteristics

  • [353] 'Magni doctores scholastici, si non sint spirituales, vel omni rerum spiritualium experientia careant, non solent esse magistri spirituales idonei -- nam theologia scholastica est perfectio intellectus; mystica, perfectio intellectus et voluntatis: unde bonus theologus scholasticus potest esse malus theologus mysticus.

    The Interior Castle or The Mansions

  • Carrière's published writings are: "Dissertation sur la réhabilitation des marriages nuls" (1828-34); "Juris cultor theologus circa obligationes restitutionis", by I. Vogler, S.J., enlarged and adapted to the French Law (1833), and incorporated in Migne's

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • Richard Simon, who gave so vigorous an impulse to Biblical studies in France, and who, if Bossuet had not forestalled him, would possibly have originated a scientific method of exegesis, profited by the commentaries of the man he called major et praestantior theologus.

    Rashi

  • [11] Denck's name is used in its Latin form John Denqui, and he is called _magnus theologus_.

    Spiritual Reformers in the 16th & 17th Centuries

  • Then Duke Philip asked Dr. Cramer, "What he thought of the matter as _theologus_?" who answered, "Your Grace must spare me; I will accuse no one, not even Sidonia, for though such things appear verily to be done by the help of the devil, yet had they no proof, seeing that no _medicus_ had hitherto dissected any one of the _cadavera_ which it was avowed Sidonia had bewitched to death."

    Sidonia, the Sorceress : the Supposed Destroyer of the Whole Reigning Ducal House of Pomerania — Volume 2

  • For before he had arrived at the 26th year of his life, he had such a large stock of useful knowledge, as to be _philologus, philosophus et theologus eximius_, and might well have been an ornament to the most famous and flourishing university in Europe.

    Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies) A Brief Historical Account of the Lives, Characters, and Memorable Transactions of the Most Eminent Scots Worthies

  • He was, considering his age, a prodigy of learning, for before he had arrived at the 26th year of his life, he had such a large stock of useful knowledge, as to be philologus, philosophus, and theologus præstans, (103) and might well have been an ornament to the most famous and flourishing university in Europe.

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

  • PritiuSy theologus quidem infignis, fed hiftoriapragmatica paruminftrudus, precibus locuiri dederit, ut praefationem fterilem et ad commendan - dum opus minime aptam praemitteret.

    Bibliotheca historica

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