Definition of Christology in English:

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Pronunciation: /krɪˈstɒlədʒi/


[mass noun]
The branch of Christian theology relating to the person, nature, and role of Christ.
Example sentences
  • Most of the book is devoted to demonstrating how this is so, as Ward deals with the specific doctrines of the fall, soteriology, Christology, and eschatology.
  • These lines of argument are no longer based on either the theology of creation or Christology.
  • More precisely, I propose that spiritual theology proper is structurally to pneumatology as soteriology is to Christology.



Pronunciation: /krɪstəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
Example sentences
  • In many study materials these images are referred to only in the framework of soteriological and Christological considerations.
  • Luther's dualism is not metaphysical but historical and Christological.
  • Thus the Christological and soteriological dimension of the theme is outlined.


Example sentences
  • As an attorney in public service, I picked up ‘Performing the Faith’ with particular delight, since I have drawn deeply on Bonhoeffer for a Christologically grounded, responsible faith lived in my own vocation.
  • He interprets Genesis 3: 15 Christologically, and wants to prove with the contrast between Eve and Mary that the pronouncement in Genesis 3: 15 is fulfilled in Mary and Christ.
  • That is, we come to the first testament through the second, and reading the Old Testament Christologically (which still permits enormous diversity) is a Christian prerequisite.

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