theological system

Definitions of theological system
  1. noun
    a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings
    synonyms: theology
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    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
    Christology
    the branch of theology concerned with the person and attributes and deeds of Christ
    Jesuitism, Jesuitry
    the theology or the practices of the Jesuits (often considered to be casuistic)
    patristics, patrology
    the study of the lives, writings, and doctrines of the Church Fathers
    polemics
    the branch of Christian theology devoted to the refutation of errors
    soteriology
    the branch of Christian theology that deals with salvation as the effect of a divine agency
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    system, system of rules
    a complex of methods or rules governing behavior
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