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English definition of “theology”


noun  /θiˈɑl·ə·dʒi/ us  
the study of religion and religious belief, or a set of beliefs about a particular religion
adjective  /ˌθi·əˈlɑdʒ·ɪ·kəl/ us  
The minister had attended the Princeton Theological Seminary.
(Definition of theology from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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