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POSITIVE THEOLOGY

The part of theology which seeks to establish the truth of the Church's teaching from the evidence of Scripture, tradition, and the analogy of faith, i.e., consistency with the whole body of Catholic doctrine.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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