Definition of theological in English:

theological

Pronunciation /THēəˈläjək(ə)l/ /θiəˈlɑdʒək(ə)l/

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adjective

  • Relating to the study of theology.

    ‘theological and pastoral training’
    • ‘theological writings’
    • ‘a reworking of the past that was partly theological’
    • ‘Most of them had no interest whatever in religious doctrine or theological beliefs, she writes.’
    • ‘The reason for this is that the Bible tells us that theological belief is specifically not enough for salvation on its own.’
    • ‘So if you like, a theological religious foundation was being laid for social action.’
    • ‘Make sure you can trust their theological beliefs as well as their confidentiality.’
    • ‘There are virtually no theological or doctrinal books in the various indigenous languages.’
    • ‘This is where philosophical and theological arguments about the existence and nature of God come in.’
    • ‘What I would call a theological position is a position about the nature of God and so on.’
    • ‘But we need biblical and theological answers for biblical and theological issues.’
    • ‘Western theologians have yet to offer a sustained theological analysis of the impact of colonialism.’
    • ‘He reworks ancient rituals and theological beliefs - in this instance, the meaning of Advent.’
    • ‘What kind of philosophical and theological account does the concept of divine reality call for?’
    • ‘While pursuing his theological studies he prepared a doctoral thesis on geometry.’
    • ‘In many cases it is possible to see that theological concerns have won out over careful attention to the evidence in all its variety.’
    • ‘Its slowly growing student body comes from a variety of ethnic, theological and educational backgrounds.’
    • ‘However, the author could have sketched in more of the theological and historical background to his narrative.’
    • ‘Now this is a theological issue of course, and it's not restricted to Judaism.’
    • ‘Do we need to expand our theological awareness to incorporate palaeontology a little bit more?’
    • ‘It provided a clear theological position with which to resist secular interference in matters of faith.’
    • ‘Your first book was actually a theological exploration of the meaning of motherhood.’
    • ‘It is lamentable, therefore, that there is so much ignorance of this massive theological truth.’
    religious, scriptural, ecclesiastical, doctrinal
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Origin

Late Middle English (in the sense ‘relating to the word of God or the Bible’): from medieval Latin theologicalis, from late Latin theologicus, from Greek theologikos, from theologia (see theology).