theological system


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.theological system - a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings; "Jewish theology"; "Roman Catholic theology"
system of rules, system - a complex of methods or rules governing behavior; "they have to operate under a system they oppose"; "that language has a complex system for indicating gender"
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
Christian theology - the teachings of Christian churches
liberation theology - a form of Christian theology (developed by South American Roman Catholics) that emphasizes social and political liberation as the anticipation of ultimate salvation
natural theology - a theology that holds that knowledge of God can be acquired by human reason without the aid of divine revelation
procession, emanation, rise - (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost; "the emanation of the Holy Spirit"; "the rising of the Holy Ghost"; "the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son"
foreordain, predestinate, predestine - foreordain by divine will or decree
reprobate - abandon to eternal damnation; "God reprobated the unrepenting sinner"
reveal - disclose directly or through prophets; "God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind"
References in periodicals archive ?
For whereas in propounding other Anglican tenets, she so adjusted her definitions of doctrine as to leave the choice of possible and opposite interpretations to the discretion of her members; when speaking of this, the fundamental axiom of her whole theological system, she rose for the moment to the authority of a Teacher, and consented to put on the robe of infallibility, in order to promulgate with greater force the dogma of her own liability to error.
1960) creatively engaged science with religion, creating a theological system in which the two not only coexisted but supported each other and in which miracle stories served as a helpful reminder of God's wisdom.
Another challenging characteristic of orthodox theological system is the structure, the philosophy and the content of the curricula.
Ballor suggests that Musculus may have been the first Reformed theologian to have given the topic of covenant its own locus in a theological system, and he therefore pays considerable attention to Musculus' relationship not only to earlier medieval thought (especially in the Franciscan tradition) but also to his contemporaries Heinrich Bullinger and Calvin as well as to later Reformed theologians.
As an analytical thinker, Haldane does not hesitate to criticize tendencies to consider Thomism a complete, self-sufficient philosophical and theological system.
Nice to know the dinner lady comes before God in his theological system.
Atonement is not, first of all, a matter of conformity to any theological system, It is a matter of the cross-resurrection event actually doing something to people.
Finally, anyone reading Scottish theology from the Reformation period onward will conclude that Calvinism as a theological system has been at the centre of many of the polemical theological debates over the centuries.
She describes the heart of Schleiermacher's philosophic and theological system as his conviction that the self-consciousness of one individual can transform the self-consciousness of all.
One model for this reconnection is Adam Smith, whose work, unlike much modern economics, was part of a larger theological system.
Lieb suggests that too much direct encounter with the Bible could "run the risk of implicitly undermining the theological assumptions" of Ames's theological system (31).
A theological system and structure form foundations of, and are realized in detail by, the Rabbinic Midrash, claims Neusner (theology, Bard College).

Full browser ?