Definition of Theologian

1. Noun. Someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology.

Exact synonyms: Theologiser, Theologist, Theologizer
Specialized synonyms: Church Father, Father, Father Of The Church, Doctor, Doctor Of The Church, Eschatologist, Futurist, Presentist, Preterist
Generic synonyms: Bookman, Scholar, Scholarly Person, Student
Specialized synonyms: Abelard, Peter Abelard, Pierre Abelard, Ambrose, Saint Ambrose, St. Ambrose, Aquinas, Saint Thomas, Saint Thomas Aquinas, St. Thomas, St. Thomas Aquinas, Thomas Aquinas, Arius, Arminius, Jacob Harmensen, Jacobus Arminius, Jakob Hermandszoon, Arnold Of Brescia, Athanasius, Athanasius The Great, Saint Athanasius, St. Athanasius, Augustine, Augustine Of Hippo, Saint Augustine, St. Augustine, Barth, Karl Barth, Basil, Basil Of Caesarea, Basil The Great, St. Basil, St. Basil The Great, Baeda, Beda, Bede, Saint Baeda, Saint Beda, Saint Bede, St. Baeda, St. Beda, St. Bede, The Venerable Bede, Bellarmine, Bellarmino, Cardinal Bellarmine, Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmine, Bonhoeffer, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Bultmann, Rudolf Bultmann, Rudolf Karl Bultmann, Calvin, Jean Caulvin, Jean Cauvin, Jean Chauvin, John Calvin, Duns Scotus, John Duns Scotus, Eck, Johann Eck, Johann Maier, Johann Maier Eck, Eckhart, Johannes Eckhart, Meister Eckhart, Edwards, Jonathan Edwards, Desiderius Erasmus, Erasmus, Geert Geerts, Gerhard Gerhards, Gregory, Gregory Nazianzen, Gregory Of Nazianzen, St. Gregory Of Nazianzen, Hooker, Richard Hooker, Hopkins, Mark Hopkins, Ignatius Of Loyola, Loyola, Saint Ignatius Of Loyola, St. Ignatius Of Loyola, Cornelis Jansen, Cornelius Jansenius, Jansen, Eusebius Hieronymus, Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus, Hieronymus, Jerome, Saint Jerome, St. Jerome, John Chrysostom, St. John Chrysostom, John Knox, Knox, Luther, Martin Luther, Melanchthon, Philipp Melanchthon, Philipp Schwarzerd, Cardinal Newman, John Henry Newman, Newman, Niebuhr, Reinhold Niebuhr, Origen, Edward Bouverie Pusey, Edward Pusey, Pusey, Fausto Paolo Sozzini, Faustus Socinus, Socinus, Emanuel Svedberg, Emanuel Swedenborg, Svedberg, Swedenborg, Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus, Tertullian, Paul Johannes Tillich, Paul Tillich, Tillich, Isaac Watts, Watts, John Wickliffe, John Wiclif, John Wyclif, John Wycliffe, Wickliffe, Wiclif, Wyclif, Wycliffe, Count Nikolaus Ludwig Von Zinzendorf, Zinzendorf, Huldreich Zwingli, Ulrich Zwingli, Zwingli
Derivative terms: Theologise, Theologise, Theology, Theology, Theology, Theologize, Theologize

Definition of Theologian

1. n. A person well versed in theology; a professor of theology or divinity; a divine.

Definition of Theologian

1. Noun. One who studies theology. ¹

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Definition of Theologian

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Medical Definition of Theologian

1. A person well versed in theology; a professor of theology or divinity; a divine. Origin: Cf. F. Theologien, L. Theologus, Gr. See Theology. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Theologian

theologian (current term)
theological doctrine
theological system
theological virtue

Literary usage of Theologian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Hand-book of English Literature: Intended for the Use of High Schools, as by Francis Henry Underwood (1874)
"Poet 1810-1856 ALEXANDEE, ARCHIBALD theologian 1772-1851 ALEXANDEE, JAMES WADDELL. . . . theologian 1804-1859 ALEXANDEE, JOSEPH A theologian 1839-1860 ..."

2. A Hand-book of English Literature: Intended for the Use of High Schools, as by Francis Henry Underwood (1889)
"ADAMS HANNAH, Historian of tha Jews 1755-1831 ADAMS, JOHN Poet 1704-1740 ADAMS, NEHEMIAH theologian 1806- ADAMS, SAMUEL Political Writer. ..."

3. Ultimate Conceptions of Faith by George Angier Gordon (1903)
"ULTIMATE CONCEPTIONS OP FAITH CHAPTER I THE PREACHER AS A theologian THE Greek equivalents of our English words theology and theologian are important as ..."

4. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1892)
"_ * i theologian g. Constantine the Great and his family make up AD the last but ... Imperial classes, and may be 323 3 3' styled the theologian Emperors. ..."

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