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Noun: theology  thee'ó-lu-jee
  1. The rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
    - divinity
  2. A particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings
    "Roman Catholic theology"; "Jewish theology";
    - theological system
  3. The learned profession acquired by specialized courses in religion (usually taught at a college or seminary)
    "he studied theology at Oxford"

Derived forms: theologies

Type of: bailiwick, discipline, field, field of study, learned profession, study, subject, subject area, subject field, system, system of rules

Encyclopedia: Theology, History of Dogmatic