What is another word for theological?

Pronunciation: [θiːəlˈɒd͡ʒɪkə͡l] (IPA)

The term "theological" is often used to describe religious or spiritual concepts and beliefs. However, there are a variety of synonyms that can be used to portray these ideas in a different light. For instance, "spiritual" is a term that conveys a more introspective and personal understanding of belief systems, while "doctrinal" suggests a more formal and established interpretation of faith. Other potential synonyms include "philosophical," "metaphysical," and "dogmatic." Each of these words carries its own unique nuances and connotations, allowing writers and speakers to tailor their language to the specific context and audience they are addressing.

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What are the hypernyms for Theological?

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What are the opposite words for theological?

The term theological refers to the study of religious beliefs and practices. Its antonyms represent the opposite of this concept. One of the antonyms may be atheistic, as it suggests a lack of belief in any divine or supernatural being. Another antonym for theological may be secular, which refers to a focus on worldly or non-religious matters. Similarly, another antonym could be scientific, which prioritizes empirical evidence and the scientific method, rather than relying on faith and scripture as theological studies do. Alternatively, the term philosophical also provides an antonym to theological, as it focuses on reasoning and logic, rather than solely relying on religious texts and doctrine.

What are the antonyms for Theological?

  • adj.

    religious, concerning a god-centered philosophy

Usage examples for Theological

It is not an error in theological science: it is ingratitude and treason.
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At rise of curtain Hugh Williams enters at back centre, absorbed in reading a volume of Welsh theological essays.
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Her explanation of woman representing the Holy Ghost, and man representing the male attributes of the Father, and that the Son is the fruit of the Father and the Holy Ghost, is a very ancient theological dogma, and entertained by many of our most eminent men.
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Famous quotes with Theological

  • The theories of the major philosophers of the 18th century secular enlightenment were biblical and theological in spite of themselves.
    M. H. Abrams
  • Every dogma, every philosophic or theological creed, was at its inception a statement in terms of the intellect of a certain inner experience.
    Felix Adler
  • Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs, nor out of theological arguments, but out of love. If I do not love a person I am not moved to help him by proofs that he is in need; if I do love him, I wait for no proof of a special need to urge me to help him.
    Roland Allen
  • St. Paul would say to the philosophers that God created man so that he would seek the Divine, try to attain the Divine. That is why all pre-Christian philosophy is theological at its summit.
    Hans Urs von Balthasar
  • The work with which we embark on this first volume of a series of theological studies is a work with which the philosophical person does not begin, but rather concludes.
    Hans Urs von Balthasar

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