to theorize or speculate upon subjects.
to make ; treat .
(intransitive) to speculate upon theological subjects, engage in theological study or discussion, or formulate theological arguments
(transitive) to render theological or treat from a theological point of view
the field of study and analysis that treats of God and of God’s attributes and relations to the universe; study of divine things or religious truth; divinity. a particular form, system, branch, or course of this study. Contemporary Examples For the progressive left, social activism grounded in faith and theology crested in the 1960s. How […]
of, relating to, or consisting in ; not practical (distinguished from ). existing only in ; hypothetical. given to, forming, or dealing with ; speculative. Contemporary Examples Polls in a number of swing states show Romney doing better than Perry in theoretical match-ups against Obama. Rick Perry’s Swing-Voter Problem Jill Lawrence September 5, 2011 In […]
opposition; contrast: the antithesis of right and wrong. the direct opposite (usually followed by of or to): Her behavior was the very antithesis of cowardly. Rhetoric. the placing of a sentence or one of its parts against another to which it is opposed to form a balanced contrast of ideas, as in “Give me liberty […]
of the nature of or involving . directly opposed or contrasted; opposite. Historical Examples While Jacobi stood in an antithetic relation to the Kantian philosophy, Fichte appears as its immediate consequence. A History of Philosophy in Epitome Albert Schwegler From this point of view, there is properly no antithetic of pure reason. The Critique of […]