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theology

(Encyclopedia) theology thēŏl´əjē [key], in Christianity, the systematic study of the nature of God and God's relationship with humanity and with the world. Although other…

liberation theology

(Encyclopedia) liberation theology, belief that the Christian Gospel demands a preferential option for the poor, and that the church should be involved in the struggle for…

Popular Theology

by Ann-Marie Imbornoni Return to the C.S. Lewis Bio In 1933 Lewis published his first major work, The Pilgrim's Regress, an allegorical telling of his own journey to belief in Christ. Along the way…

Brewer's: Dogmatic Theology

is that which treats of the dogmata (doctrines) of religion. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894DoileyDogmatic School A B C D E F G H I J K L M N…

Bartlett, Samuel Colcord

(Encyclopedia) Bartlett, Samuel Colcord, 1817–98, American Congregational clergyman and educator, b. Salisbury, N.H., grad. Dartmouth College, 1836. He studied at Andover Theological…

Moltmann, Jürgen

(Encyclopedia) Moltmann, Jürgen jûr´gən mōlt´mən [key], 1926–, German Protestant theologian. Moltmann was professor of systematic theology at Tübingen Univ. (1958–67). A prolific…

Vienna University

(Encyclopedia) Vienna University, at Vienna, Austria; founded 1365. It was reorganized in 1377, 1384, and 1850. It has faculties of Roman Catholic theology, Protestant theology,…

Kuyper, Abraham

(Encyclopedia) Kuyper, Abraham ä´brähäm koi´pər [key], 1837–1920, Dutch political figure and Calvinist theologian. After holding important pastorates, he became interested in politics…

Barth, Karl

(Encyclopedia) Barth, Karl bärt [key], 1886–1968, Swiss Protestant theologian, one of the leading thinkers of 20th-century Protestantism. He helped to found the Confessing Church…