theologist

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theology (θɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n , pl -gies
1.  the systematic study of the existence and nature of the divine and its relationship to and influence upon other beings
2.  a specific branch of this study, undertaken from the perspective of a particular group: feminist theology
3.  the systematic study of Christian revelation concerning God's nature and purpose, esp through the teaching of the Church
4.  a specific system, form, or branch of this study, esp for those preparing for the ministry or priesthood
 
[C14: from Late Latin theologia, from Latin; see theo-, -logy]
 
the'ologist
 
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