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Theological system   /θˌiəlˈɑdʒɪkəl sˈɪstəm/   Listen
Theological system

A particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings.  Synonym: theology.  "Roman Catholic theology"

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"Theological system" Quotes from Famous Books

... that ancient whimsical worship of the animals; such is the train of ideas by which the character of the divinity became common to the vilest of brutes, and by which was formed that theological system, extremely comprehensive, complicated, and learned, which, rising on the borders of the Nile, propagated from country to country by commerce, war, and conquest, overspread the whole of the ancient world; ...
— The Ruins • C. F. [Constantin Francois de] Volney

... was reduced to a theological system by Baius(223) and Jansenius,(224) whose numerous errors may all be traced to their denial ...
— Grace, Actual and Habitual • Joseph Pohle

... consecutive whole—that old revelation of type and symbol which God first gave to man; and when privileged to listen to him, I have been constrained to recognise, in the evident integrity of the reading, and the profound and consistent theological system which the pictorial record conveyed, a demonstration of the divinity of its origin, not less powerful and convincing than the demonstrations of the other and more familiar departments of the Christian evidences. Compared with other theologians in ...
— My Schools and Schoolmasters - or The Story of my Education. • Hugh Miller

... be imprisoned because he can look farther into the works of nature than other men; and the point which we have gained now, is that no obstruction is to be thrown in the way of science by any dread that any scientific truth will infringe on any theological system. The great truth has gone forth at last, not to be recalled, that the astronomer may point his glass to the heavens as long and as patiently as he pleases, without apprehending opposition from the Christian world; the chemist may subject all ...
— Continental Monthly, Volume 5, Issue 4 • Various

Words linked to "Theological system" :   foreordain, system of rules, procession, rise, predestine, emanation, liberation theology, reveal, reprobate, system, predestinate, Christian theology, natural theology, divinity, theology

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