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theology

(Encyclopedia) theology thēŏl´əjē, in Christianity, the systematic study of the nature of God and God's relationship with humanity and with the world. Although other religions may be said to…

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…

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 economic and political…

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…

Moltmann, Jürgen

(Encyclopedia) Moltmann, Jürgen jûr´gən mōlt´mən, 1926–, German Protestant theologian. Moltmann was professor of systematic theology at Tübingen Univ. (1958–67). A prolific writer, he is best known…

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 Seminary and was…

Barth, Karl

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

Black, Hugh

(Encyclopedia) Black, Hugh, 1868–1953, Scottish-American theologian and author. After serving as a pastor in Paisley and Edinburgh, he emigrated to the United States in 1906 to begin a professorship…

Amyraut, Moïse

(Encyclopedia) Amyraut, Moïse môēz´ ämērō´, or Moses Amyraldusămĭrăl´dəs, 1596–1664, French Protestant theologian. As pastor of Saumur he won a reputation as a theologian and orator, and he was…