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The scientific exposition of the truths about God as he is known by faith in divine revelation and with the assistance of divine grace. Theology is a true science because it uses principles that are founded on God's revealed word, it draws new knowledge by reflection on these principles, and it unites the whole in a strict, scientific system.
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