Theolexicon: list of words

A trilingual wordbook for reading religious and theological texts
Vocabulaire trilingue pour la lecture de textes religieux et thιologiques
Dreisprachiges Wφrterbuch zum Gebrauch bei der Lektόre religiφser und theologischer Texte

 

— A —

abbreviation – ablution – abstract – account – AD (Anno Domini) – addition – addressee – adoration – adore (to) – adultery – Advent – advent, coming – adversary – afterlife – age – agreement – allegoric(al) – allegory – alliance – all-knowing – all-powerful – almighty – alms (pl) – almsgiving – altar – analysis – ancestor – ANE (Ancient Near East) – angel – anger – anglicanism – animism – annunciation – anoint (to) – anointing – anointment – anthropology – anthropomorphism – anticlericalism – anti-Judaism – Antiquity – anti-Semitism – apocalypse – apocalypticism – apocrypha – apocryphal – apologetic(al) – apologetics – apologist – apology – apostle – apostolic(al) – apparition – appear (to) – aramaean, aramean – aramaic – aramaism – arch – archaeology – archbishop – arianism – ark – article – ascension – ascetic(al) – ascetic – asceticism – ash – assembly – atheism – atonement – attribute – author – authority – awe –

— B —

— C —

calendar – call – call, calling – calvary – calvinism – calvinist – canon – canonicity – canticle – captivity – casket – catechesis – catechetic(al) – catechetics – catechism – catechist – catechize (to) – catechumen – catechumenate – catholic – catholic – catholicism – cave – CE (Common Era) – celebrant – celebrate (to) – celebration – celibacy – cemetery – census – century – ceremony – certainty – certificate – chapel – chaplain – chaplaincy – chapter – character – charisma(ta), charism – charismatic – charismatic – charity – charity – chastity – chiasm (chiasmus) – chosen people – Christ – christendom – christian – christian – christianity – Christmas – christocentric – christocentrism – christological – christology – chronological – chronology – Church – churchman – circumcise (to) – circumcision – cleansing – clean (to) – clergy – clergyman, clergywoman – coffin – commandment – commemorate (to) – commemoration – commentary – commentator – commitment – communion – communion – community – comparative – compassion – composition – concentric – concept – conception – conception – concordance – concordat – condemnation – conference – confess (to) – confession – confidence – confirmation – congregation – conquest – conscience – consecrate (to) – consecration – conservatism – conservative – consistory – contemplation – content – context – continence – controversy – convent – conversion – convert – convert (to) – conviction – copyist – corrupted – cosmogony – cosmology – council – Counter-Reformation – course – covenant – creation – creator – creed – crib – critical – criticism – cross – crown – crucifixion – crucify (to) – crusade – crusader – cubit – cult – cultic – culture – cuneiform – cuneiform – cup – cure – current – curse – curse (to) – cycle –

— D —

— E —



— F —

— G —

— H —

— I —

— J —

— K —

— L —

— M —

— N —

— O —

oath – obedience – oblation – observance – offence – offering – officiate (to) – Omnipotence – omniscience – opponent – oracle – oral tradition – ordain – order – ordination – organ – Orthodox – orthodoxy —


— P —

pagan – pal(a)eography – palimpsest – Palm Sunday – pantheon – Papacy – Papal – papyrus – parable – paradise – parallelism – parchment – pardon – parish – parochial – paschal – passage – Passion – Passover – pastor – patriarch – patristic – Pauline – peace – penance – penitence – Pentateuch – Pentecost (Whitsunday) – Pentecostal – people – perform – pericope – period – persecute (to) – persecution – Pharisee – philological – philology – philosopher – philosophy – piety – pilgrim – pilgrimage – pillar – pious – pit – pneumatology – poetry – polemic(s) – polisemy – polytheism – pontificate – pope – potter – pottery – poverty – power – practice – practice (to) – praise – praise (to) – pray (to) – prayer – preach (to) – preacher – preaching – predestination – presence – pride – priest – priesthood – priestly – profane – profane (to) – prohibition – promise – prophecy – prophesy (to) – prophet (m), prophetess (f) – prophetic – proselyte – Protestant – Protestantism – proud – proverb – providence – psalm – psalmist – psalter – Pseudepigrapha – pulpit – punishment – pure – purification – purity –

— Q —

— R —

rabbi – rabbinic(al) – racism – raise (to) – Ramadan – reader – recension – recipient – reconcile (to) – reconciliation – redaction – redactor – redeem (to) – redeemer – redemption – Reformation – reformed – reformer – reign – reign (to) – religion – religious – religious affiliation – religious assemblie – religious attitude – religious belief – religious broadcast – religious brotherhood – religious building – religious change – religious communication – religious conflict – religious confrontation – religious conservatism – religious discrimination – religious doctrine – religious education – religious emotion – religious extremism – religious feast – religious feeling – religious fundamentalism – religious geography – religious group – religious history – religious identity – religious integration – religious membership – religious militancy – religious minority – religious opinion – religious organisation – religious orthodoxy – religious participation – religious pluralism – religious renewal – religious sciences – religious socialization – religious symbol – religious insigna – remission – remnant – Renaissance – repentance – response – resurrection – resuscitate (to) – retribution – revelation – Revelation – reverence – reverend – review – revolt – righteous – righteous – righteousness – rise (to) – rite – Roman – rule – rule (to) – ruler –

— S —

Sabbath, Shabbat – sabbatic(al) – sacrament – sacred – sacrifice – sacrifice (to) – Sadducee – saint – salvation – Samaritan – sanctify (to) – sanctuary – Sanhedrin – sapiential – save (to) – saviour – schism – scholar – school – scribal – scribe – Scripture – scroll – seal – sect – secular – secularism – semitic – sense – Septuagint – sermon – servant – serve (to) – – service – shamanism – shepherd – shrine – shroud – sign – simile – sin – sin (to) – sing (to) – sinner – site – Sitz im Leben – slaughter (to) – slaughter – social – sociology – solomonic – son – song – sorcery – soteriology – soul – source – speech – spirit – spiritual – spirituality – statement – story – structural – study – style – suffering – summary – sunday – supernatural – superstition – superstitious – supper – swear (to) – syllabus – symbol – synagogal – synagogue – synchronic – syncretism – synod – synodal – synoptic – syriac – syrian – systematics – systematic –

— T —


— U —


— V —


— W —


— X-Y-Z —




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