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noun as in clergyperson

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Although a theologian by profession, this man of faith dedicated much of his vast writings to discerning what the human mind can learn independently of faith.

The account itself had come from Hervey, an English philosopher and theologian.

It reminds me of the medieval theologians who clashed over the number of angels who could dance upon the head of a pin, arguments the likes of which sparked centuries of warfare in the name of the Lord.

True, theologians sometimes clashed with natural philosophers, but everyone operated within the understanding that the study of nature was the study of God’s work.

Again, I realize you’re an economist, not a political scientist, not a politician, not a theologian.

Sister Agnes Mueller, 62, was a theologian and a nurse—both practical skills in the field.

The second-century Christian theologian Tertullian once said “It is certain because it is impossible.”

Future editions of the magazine will now have to be reviewed by a Vatican-approved theologian.

Perez Guadalupe, a criminologist, sociologist, and theologian, has brought a disciplined hand to Castro Castro.

His father, the brilliant Presbyterian theologian Francis Schaeffer, was the intellectual father of the movement.

John of Damascus, an important Greek theologian of the eighth century, often cited by Thomas.

As a scholar and a critic, a metaphysician and a theologian, his name stands high among the first writers of the age.

Dr. Butler, the theologian and author of "The Analogy," was born in the town and this house is still to be seen.

Isaac Casaubon, a celebrated Swiss critic and theologian, died at London.

The theologian tells us that God does not need hands or arms to act, and that He acts by His will alone.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to theologian, such as: clergy, cleric, philosopher, scholar, curate, and divine.

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