Christian theology


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Noun1.Christian theology - the teachings of Christian churches
free grace, grace of God, grace - (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God; "God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners"; "there but for the grace of God go I"
theological system, theology - a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings; "Jewish theology"; "Roman Catholic theology"
Christology - the branch of theology concerned with the person and attributes and deeds of Christ
Jesuitism, Jesuitry - the theology or the practices of the Jesuits (often considered to be casuistic)
patristics, patrology - the study of the lives, writings, and doctrines of the Church Fathers
polemics - the branch of Christian theology devoted to the refutation of errors
soteriology - the branch of Christian theology that deals with salvation as the effect of a divine agency
Nativity, Virgin Birth - the theological doctrine that Jesus Christ had no human father; Christians believe that Jesus's birth fulfilled Old Testament prophecies and was attended by miracles; the Nativity is celebrated at Christmas
Parousia, Second Advent, Second Coming, Second Coming of Christ, Advent - (Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last Judgment
agape - (Christian theology) the love of God or Christ for mankind
grace, saving grace, state of grace - (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence; "the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin"; "it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church"; "the Virgin lived in a state of grace"
consubstantial - regarded as the same in substance or essence (as of the three persons of the Trinity)
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The National Open University (NOUN) on Friday, awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Christian Theology to the nation's former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo.
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Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University, Waco, Texas) is a recognized expert in early Christian theology and teaches orthodox Christology by explaining the false starts (heresies), making the history of theology relevant for today's church.
I recommend this book to readers interested in becoming acquainted with the present status of African Christian theology and ethics; and moral theologians who want to engage the growing contributions of current African Christian theological ethics will find this volume a valuable resource.
The recent renaissance in pneumatology alongside a rapidly growing interest in interreligious dialogue in Christian theology has presented a genuine opportunity for Pentecostal and Charismatic theologians who are eager to contribute to a discipline that has long been suspicious of non-Catholic and non-Mainline Protestant theologians.
Decreation: The Last Things Of All Creatures" explores how orthodox Christian theology might be developed to include the last things of all creatures.
Because natural theology had been the central plank of all Christian theology for almost 2,000 years, Barth had become the most innovative Christian theologian since St Paul.
A final section outlines some alternatives to liberal Christian theology such as conservative forms, dialectical theology, and the doctrine of the Trinity.
Awad, lecturer at Gottingen University, as associate professor of Christian theology, Hartford Seminary, Hartford, Connecticut, effective August 1, 2012.
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In The Inner Word in Gadamer's Hermeneutics, John Arthos adeptly exposits Gadanmer's claim that the modern reduction of language to a tool used by a representational subject can be counteracted by the robust sense of verbum and logos found in Christian theology.

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