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Definition 1: someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for theologian in the sense of this definition

(theologian is a kind of ...) a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines

(... is a kind of theologian ) (Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom

(... is a kind of theologian ) a theologian who believes that the Scripture prophecies of the Apocalypse (the Book of Revelation) have already been fulfilled

(... is a kind of theologian ) a theologian who believes that the Scripture prophecies of the Apocalypse (the Book of Revelation) are being fulfilled at the present time

(... is a kind of theologian ) a theologian who believes that the Scripture prophecies of the Apocalypse (the Book of Revelation) will be fulfilled in the future

(... is a kind of theologian ) a theologian who specializes in eschatology

(... is a kind of theologian ) (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching

"the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages"

(... is an instance of theologian) English prelate and theologian who (with John Keble and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford movement; Newman later turned to Roman Catholicism and became a cardinal (1801-1890)

(... is an instance of theologian) German theologian and Luther's successor as leader of the Reformation in Germany (1497-1560)

(... is an instance of theologian) German theologian who led the Reformation; believed that salvation is granted on the basis of faith rather than deeds (1483-1546)

(... is an instance of theologian) Scottish theologian who founded Presbyterianism in Scotland and wrote a history of the Reformation in Scotland (1514-1572)

(... is an instance of theologian) (Roman Catholic Church) a Church Father who was a great preacher and bishop of Constantinople; a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-407)

(... is an instance of theologian) (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420)

(... is an instance of theologian) a Dutch Roman Catholic theologian (1585-1638)

(... is an instance of theologian) Spaniard and Roman Catholic theologian and founder of the Society of Jesus; a leading opponent of the Reformation (1491-1556)

(... is an instance of theologian) United States educator and theologian (1802-1887)

(... is an instance of theologian) United States Protestant theologian (1892-1971)

(... is an instance of theologian) Greek philosopher and theologian who reinterpreted Christian doctrine through the philosophy of Neoplatonism; his work was later condemned as unorthodox (185-254)

(... is an instance of theologian) Swiss theologian whose sermons began the Reformation in Switzerland (1484-1531)

(... is an instance of theologian) German theologian (1700-1760)

(... is an instance of theologian) English theologian whose objections to Roman Catholic doctrine anticipated the Protestant Reformation (1328-1384)

(... is an instance of theologian) English poet and theologian (1674-1748)

(... is an instance of theologian) United States theologian (born in Germany) (1886-1965)

(... is an instance of theologian) Carthaginian theologian whose writing influenced early Christian theology (160-230)

(... is an instance of theologian) Swedish theologian (1688-1772)

(... is an instance of theologian) Italian theologian who argued against Trinitarianism (1539-1604)

(... is an instance of theologian) English theologian who (with John Henry Newman and John Keble) founded the Oxford movement (1800-1882)

(... is an instance of theologian) English theologian (1554-1600)

(... is an instance of theologian) (Roman Catholic Church) a church father known for his constant fight against perceived heresies; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-391)

(... is an instance of theologian) Swiss Protestant theologian (1886-1968)

(... is an instance of theologian) (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430)

(... is an instance of theologian) (Roman Catholic Church) Greek patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism; a church father, saint, and Doctor of the Church (293-373)

(... is an instance of theologian) Italian theologian who censured the worldly possessions of monks and the temporal power of bishops and was condemned for dogmatic errors by the Second Lateran Council (early 12th century)

(... is an instance of theologian) Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)

(... is an instance of theologian) a Greek who was a Christian theologian active in Alexandria and who was declared a heretic for his doctrines about God (which came to be known as Arianism) (256?-336)

(... is an instance of theologian) (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)

(... is an instance of theologian) (Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan; the first Church Father born and raised in the Christian faith; composer of hymns; imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian church and built up its secular power; a saint and Doctor of the Church (340?-397)

(... is an instance of theologian) (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379)

(... is an instance of theologian) (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)

(... is an instance of theologian) Italian cardinal and theologian (1542-1621)

(... is an instance of theologian) Dutch humanist and theologian who was the leading Renaissance scholar of northern Europe; although his criticisms of the Roman Catholic Church led to the Reformation, he opposed violence and condemned Martin Luther (1466-1536)

(... is an instance of theologian) American theologian whose sermons and writings stimulated a period of renewed interest in religion in America (1703-1758)

(... is an instance of theologian) German Roman Catholic theologian and mystic (1260-1327)

(... is an instance of theologian) a German Roman Catholic theologian who was an indefatigable opponent of Martin Luther (1486-1543)

(... is an instance of theologian) Scottish theologian who was very influential in the Middle Ages (1265-1308)

(... is an instance of theologian) Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)

(... is an instance of theologian) a Lutheran theologian in Germany (1884-1976)

(... is an instance of theologian) German Lutheran theologian and pastor whose works concern Christianity in the modern world; an active opponent of Nazism, he was arrested and sent to Buchenwald and later executed (1906-1945)

(... is an instance of theologian) French philosopher and theologian; lover of Heloise (1079-1142)

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