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theologian

[thee-uh-loh-juh n, -jee-uh n] /ˌθi əˈloʊ dʒən, -dʒi ən/
noun
1.
a person versed in theology, especially Christian theology; divine.
Origin
1475-1485
1475-85; theology + -an; replacing earlier theologien < Middle French
Related forms
antitheologian, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for antitheologian

theologian

/ˌθɪəˈləʊdʒɪən/
noun
1.
a person versed in or engaged in the study of theology, esp Christian theology
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Word Origin and History for antitheologian

theologian

n.

late 15c., from Old French theologien (14c.); see theology. A petty or paltry theologist is a theologaster (1620s), coined in Medieval Latin by Martin Luther (1518).

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antitheologian in Culture

theologian definition


A person who engages in theology. Some notable theologians are Thomas Aquinas, Augustine, John Calvin, and Martin Luther.

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