THE word aTheologya means the Science of God. This science has God not only for its subject, but also for its source and its object; hence the Divine character of Theology cannot better be described than by the old formula: aTheology teaches about God, is taught by God, and leads to God.a Theology may be taken objectively as doctrine, or subjectively as knowledge. But it is not every knowledge of Divine doctrine, especially not the mere apprehension of it, that is called Theology. The term is restricted to scientific knowledge; and consequently Theology, in its technical sense, is the scientific exposition of the doctrine concerning God and things Divine.Recommendations, proofs, and explanations accompanying the decision are not necessarily infallible, except where the explanation is itself the dogmatic interpretation of a text of Scripture, or of a rule of Faith, or in as far as it fixes the meaninganbsp;...
|Title||:||A Manual of Catholic Theology|
|Author||:||Joseph Wilhelm D.D. Ph.D. and Thomas B. Scannell D.D., Aeterna Press|
|Publisher||:||Aeterna Press - 1901|