analogy

Derivation

  • Greek: ana, according to; logos, proportion

Article

Term used in natural theology to express the process of reasoning whereby we arrive at some knowledge, howsoever imperfect, of the nature of God. As He is the Creator of all the qualities there are in creatures, we argue that He must possess them all in their perfection.

MLA Citation

  • “analogy”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 November 2019. Web. 26 February 2021. <>