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theologian

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Definition someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
  • The Catholic theologian is working hard to expand on hard-won lines of communication with the world's other faiths.
  • He Described C.S. Lewis as a hot theologian after the Narnia books were made into a movie.
  • she wondered, with a keenness of interest that no theologian could have exceeded, whether, if the Devil were really present, he would know her thoughts.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • The nursery tale could not vie with Her in simplicity, the wisest theologians could not match Her in profundity.
    Willa Cather  --  Death Comes for the Archbishop
  • For all sins, as theologians weary not of reminding us, are sins of disobedience.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • I'm a theologian and my predecessor, Luther, took the side of the princes and plutocrats against the peasants.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • French theologian and Protestant reformer.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • Theologians generally take this to mean some kind of spiritual battle, with Gabriel fighting dark forces.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • Theologians justified the presence of corruption as a means by which men strove, were tested, and triumphed.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • On the other hand, Johannes Scotus Erigena, the great ninth-century theologian, accepted the idea.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • She explained to me the distinction between God's laws and the laws of nature, something theologians have debated for years.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin'
  • What he said had a freshness to it, perhaps an idea that he might entertain if he were a theologian.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • Ay, there is a mystery; but, to use a Scriptural phrase, it is 'a mystery of iniquity,' a matter for psychologic theologians to discuss.
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • I am told that Galahad and Percivale were virgins; and Bors, although he was not quite a virgin, turned out to be a first-class theologian.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • "And yet they say he wasn't much of a theologian," said Mr Cunningham.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • During the Reformation, theologians looked to the old Hebrew Bible.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • The week before he came, we'd had a famous theologian whose words sent the students scurrying to their rooms to hassle half the night.
    Margaret Craven  --  I Heard the Owl Call My Name
  • Not after saints, theologians or Jesuit martyrs.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • These are the houri, and some Islamic theologians have been quite specific in describing them.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The problem of the theologian is to keep his symbol translucent, so that it may not block out the very light it is supposed to convey.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces

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