From Middle English theologie, from Middle French theologie, from Old French theologie, from Latin theologia, from Koine Greek θεολογία or theología, from θεολόγος or theológos, from θεός or theós + λόγος or lógos. Surface analysis is theo- + -logy.
theology (usually uncountable, plural theologies)
- The study of God, a god, or gods; and of the truthfulness of religion in general.
- Synonym of religious studies.
- An organized method of interpreting spiritual works and beliefs into practical form.
- A particular belief within a religion.
- feminist theology
- liberation theology
- prosperity theology
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