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Synonyms for theologize

treat from a theological viewpoint or render theological in character

make theoretical speculations about theology or discuss theological subjects

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Through the sculpture of the period, she explores how theologized rationales for cultural production faltered and even vanished in 18th-century France; and how the art of res publica intersected with historical forces, social movements, and continental philosophies that delivered Western culture to the doorstep of modernity.
Puritans theologized heroically in order to inject into the ordo salutis the duties of the law, and to show how the latter could be discharged not slavishly but--by virtue of grace--lovingly and voluntarily and joyfully.
Once we had presented the draft for the theological basis of the assembly in Magdeburg, we heard no more about the Stasi's demands for a theologized assembly.
Rather, [it] is a way of reading that attempts to break out of the hermeneutic guidelines that Dante has structured into his poem, hermeneutic guidelines that result in theologized readings whose outcomes have been overdetermined by the author" (17).
Schrader thinks late wisdom theologized the idea of discipline as the deity's way of building character.
In the Apologia, in order to cope with his own challenge, Newman returned to the writings of those early Christian writers who had theologized not about the use of condoms but about the divinity of Christ.
Oxford professor William Sanday critiqued Adolf von Harnack's Das Wesen des Christentums in 1901 as being too restricted to the synoptics and not giving due attention to the theologized Christ of John and Paul, much less to the subsequent church's accretions, liturgical and dogmatic, to the Christ of faith.
These were theologians who studied on their knees and theologized with love, who were mystics and often poets, who found their inspiration in prayer and liturgy.