Revealed theology


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theology which is to be learned only from revelation.

See also: Theology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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More importantly, these arguments have implications for revealed theology: "The demonstrations do not resolve the 'anguish' or answer the 'immense riddle,' but they encourage us to seek the resolution and answer....
Adam Smith's use of natural theology to the exclusion of revealed theology in the study of political economy is comparable.
For the rest of the important truths of Christianity, one needed to turn to revealed theology: the domain of faith, revelations, and the Bible.
By the traditional doctrine of the analogy of being, Night Thoughts relates revelation to reason: negative (transcendental) revealed theology paradoxically balances the positive (incarnational) revealed and natural theology of the idea of progress in patristic and scholastic tradition.
Therefore, natural theology is understood in contrast to revealed theology. However, not all theologians describe natural theology in these terms.
Aquinas develops his rationally grounded metaphysics as a servant of his revealed theology. Hence, he conceives human nature in a way that neither Aristotle himself could nor the 13th-century Aristotelians in the Faculty of Arts would: "natura praeambula est ad gratiam" (In Boeth.
However, a debate regarding analogia fidei and analogia entis, or revealed theology and natural theology, has remained complicated in Barth's theological framework, calling for precision, clarification, and conceptual clarity.
Because they think more seriously than most undergraduates about the highest things, the seminarians make above-average philosophy students; but the rationale for their study is that philosophy will prepare them for an even higher study, namely, revealed theology. Philosophy is thus viewed as a useful tool that will enable them to transcend philosophy.
He did not adhere to a revealed theology based on church or Bible.
In his introduction, after examining the historical, biographical and thematic background of the play, Lewis-Smith contends that 'it presents a philosophical case for moral virtue rather than one that is based on revealed theology' (p.
Here Augustine certainly stands out from the tradition, which almost always regards the trinitarian aspect of God as the exclusive province of revealed theology. Historically, moreover, I sense that there has always been a certain uneasin ess associated with this particular work.
He has four centers of interest: social ethics; ecclesiastical affairs; resistance theory (the Second Treatise is treated primarily in this connection, and a dating of 1682 or 1683 suggested); and revealed theology, primarily in relation to Socinianism.