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the·o·log·i·cal

 (thē′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) also the·o·log·ic (-lŏj′ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to theology or to specialized religious study.

the′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.

theological

(ˌθɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl)
adj
1. (Theology) of, relating to, or based on theology
2. (Theology) based on God's revelation to man of his nature, his designs, and his will
3. informal difficult to understand; esoteric
ˌtheoˈlogically adv

the•o•log•i•cal

(ˌθi əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl)

also the`o•log′ic,



adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or involved with theology.
2. of or pertaining to religious studies.
[1520–30; < Medieval Latin]
the`o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.theological - of or relating to or concerning theology; "theological seminar"

theological

adjective religious, ecclesiastical, doctrinal, divine theological books
Translations
لاهوتي
teologický
hittudományiteológiai
guîfræîilegur
teologický
dinbilimselteolojik

theological

[θɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl]
A. ADJteológico
B. CPD theological college Nseminario m

theological

[ˌθiːəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] adjthéologiquetheological college nséminaire m, école f de théologie

theological

adjtheologisch; theological collegePriesterseminar nt; theological studentTheologiestudent(in) m(f)

theological

[θɪəˈlɒdʒɪkl] adjteologico/a

theology

(θiˈolədʒi) noun
the study of God and religious belief.
ˌtheoˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
theoˈlogically (-ˈlo-) adverb
ˌtheoˈlogian (-ˈloudʒiən) noun
a person who studies, or is an expert in, theology.
References in classic literature ?
Her theological tenets were all made up, labelled in most positive and distinct forms, and put by, like the bundles in her patch trunk; there were just so many of them, and there were never to be any more.
Neither, were my notions of the theological positions to which my Catechism bound me, at all accurate; for, I have a lively remembrance that I supposed my declaration that I was to "walk in the same all the days of my life," laid me under an obligation always to go through the village from our house in one particular direction, and never to vary it by turning down by the wheelwright's or up by the mill.
The contest embraced within its compass not only theological doctrines, but political principles, and Maurice and Barnevelt were the temporal leaders of the same rival factions, of which Episcopius and Polyander were the ecclesiastical champions.
He must know mathematics, for at every turn some occasion for them will present itself to him; and, putting it aside that he must be adorned with all the virtues, cardinal and theological, to come down to minor particulars, he must, I say, be able to swim as well as Nicholas or Nicolao the Fish could, as the story goes; he must know how to shoe a horse, and repair his saddle and bridle; and, to return to higher matters, he must be faithful to God and to his lady; he must be pure in thought, decorous in words, generous in works, valiant in deeds, patient in suffering, compassionate towards the needy, and, lastly, an upholder of the truth though its defence should cost him his life.
A stranger to the tight little theological kingdom of Scotland might have listened and gathered literally nothing.
Oh, ours is a theological quarrel," replied Aramis, making a sign to D'Artagnan to keep secret the cause of their duel.
He preferred to use the sitting-room upstairs, which was more library than parlor, and was furnished with theological books and parchments, in which he delighted to bury himself for months at a time, according to his valet de chambre.
Their antipathy to the poor infant was also increased by the ill success of divers theological discussions, in which it was attempted to convince him of the errors of his sect.
He really had no very lofty aims, no theological enthusiasm: if I were closely questioned, I should be obliged to confess that he felt no serious alarms about the souls of his parishioners, and would have thought it a mere loss of time to talk in a doctrinal and awakening manner to old "Feyther Taft," or even to Chad Cranage the blacksmith.
At last he entered into a long, and I have no doubt a very learned and eloquent exposition of the history and nature of the 'taboo' as affecting this particular case; employing a variety of most extraordinary words, which, from their amazing length and sonorousness, I have every reason to believe were of a theological nature.
Grant here took up the discourse, and, finding the young man more calm, and the aged chief attentive, he entered into a full and theological discussion of the duty of forgiveness.
And yet it is very possible that, according to his theological ideas, your eminence has been, in a certain degree, in the wrong.