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the·ol·o·gy  (th-l-j)
n. pl. the·ol·o·gies
1. The study of the nature of God and religious truth; rational inquiry into religious questions.
2. A system or school of opinions concerning God and religious questions: Protestant theology; Jewish theology.
3. A course of specialized religious study usually at a college or seminary.

[Middle English theologie, from Old French, from Latin theologia, from Greek theologi : theo-, theo- + -logi, -logy.]


theology  /ildi/  n. [U] the study of God and religion: The minister studied theology at college. -adj. theological /iladkl/. theology

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