What Theology Is Based On The Two Methodologies ( Auditus Fidei And Intellectus Fidei

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WHAT IS THEOLOGY

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Introduction
The catholic religion is made up of Catholic Church teachings that derive its summary from the scriptures, sacred traditions and the divine revelation as explained by the authority teachings of the church, the Magisterial. The apostle creed and the Nicene Creed encapsulate the beliefs of the church which are summarized authoritatively in the Catholic Church catechism. The teachings of the Catholic Church have been refined and clarified by senior church councils assembled by popes at critical times through the course of history. The Catholic Church believes that the Holy Spirit reveals truth from God through sacred traditions and sacred scriptures. Sacred traditions are made up of beliefs that have been passed through generations since the days of the apostles. Sacred traditions and sacred scriptures are commonly referred to as faith deposit. This paper attempts to describe what theology is based on the two methodologies ( auditus fidei and intellectus fidei) proposed by Pope St John Paul II and the contributions of various theologists to certain theological issues.
For analysis purposes, the pope views the relationship between philosophy and theology as the abstract truth. The abstract truth refers to a decisive basic choice that is essential for comparison and provides the best example for the value of clear thinking with regard to the truth notion. Since the word of God is truth (John 17:17), so he…

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