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Synonyms for theologian

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But you know how the theologians in their collegiate chairs, and philosophers in their controversies, occasionally say cruel truths; let us suppose for the moment that we are theologizing in a social way, or even philosophically, and I will say to you, rude as it may seem, `My brother, you sacrifice greatly to pride; you may be above others, but above you there is God.
On the other hand, I must plead, for I have an affectionate partiality towards the rector's memory, that he was not vindictive--and some philanthropists have been so; that he was not intolerant--and there is a rumour that some zealous theologians have not been altogether free from that blemish; that although he would probably have declined to give his body to be burned in any public cause, and was far from bestowing all his goods to feed the poor, he had that charity which has sometimes been lacking to very illustrious virtue--he was tender to other men's failings, and unwilling to impute evil.
Theologians think it a pretty air-castle to talk of the Spiritual meaning of a ship or a cloud, of a city or a contract, but they prefer to come again to the solid ground of historical evidence; and even the poets are contented with a civil and conformed manner of living, and to write poems from the fancy, at a safe distance from their own experience.
put in little Jehan, as counterpoint; "down with Master Andry, the beadles and the scribes; the theologians, the doctors and the decretists; the procurators, the electors and the rector
Down with the six theologians, with their white surplices
consider that pious and learned theologians have spent long lives in
London is religion's opportunity--not the decorous religion of theologians, but anthropomorphic, crude.
In old times, you see, a man who wanted to educate himself--a Frenchman, for instance--would have set to work to study all the classics and theologians and tragedians and historiaris and philosophers, and, you know, all the intellectual work that came in his way.
THEOLOGIAN Andreas Pitsillides plans to appeal a decision by Church authorities by which he has been excommunicated for deviating from Christian Orthodox doctrine.
Chapters 3 and 4 comprise the second part, which presents the foundational contributions of Fernand Dumont, Catholic sociologist (and eventually theologian) who chaired the Dumont Commission on behalf of the Quebec bishops; and Jacques Grand'Maison, priest, pastoral theologian, and political scientist.
Theologian Agnes Brazal, director of the Office for Research and Publications and coordinator of the graduate program at St.
Iranian Vice President Muhammad Reza Mirtajeddini, a theologian who accompanied Ahmadi-Nejad to Venezuela and stood by as the Iranian president hugged Chavez's mother at the funeral last week in Caracas had initially tried to deny the story, saying the photo was a fake.
Theologian Bekir Halimi said that these words do not suit a man, let alone a political leader, who represents a major part of the Albanian nation who is Muslim.
This tension seems inevitable if we understand the respective jobs of the bishop (chief catechist) and the theologian (critical assessor).
Shaikh Ghaith Shubar, a Najaf-based Ja'fari theologian, says the spiritual guidance of the people in Iraq has become stronger than that offered in Iran.