Theology vs Creed - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between theology and creed

is that theology is the study of god, or a god, or gods, and the truthfulness of religion in general while creed is that which is believed; accepted doctrine, especially religious; a particular set of beliefs; any summary of principles or opinions professed or adhered to.

As a verb creed is

to believe; to credit.

theology

English

Noun

(wikipedia theology) (en-noun)
  • The study of God, or a god, or gods, and the truthfulness of religion in general.
  • An organized method of interpreting spiritual works and beliefs into practical form.
  • Derived terms

    * thealogy * theologian * theological * theologist * pantheology * theologoumenon

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    creed

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which is believed; accepted doctrine, especially religious; a particular set of beliefs; any summary of principles or opinions professed or adhered to.
  • A reading or statement of belief that summarizes the faith it represents; a definite summary of what is believed; a confession of faith for public use; especially, one which is brief and comprehensive.
  • * A creed is a manifesto of religious or spiritual beliefs
  • (rare) The fact of believing; belief, faith.
  • * 1819 , Lord Byron, Don Juan , I:
  • The precipice she stood on was immense, / So was her creed in her own innocence.

    Derived terms

    * Apostles' Creed * Athanasian Creed * Nicene Creed

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To believe; to credit.
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