Definition of pneumatology in English:


Line breaks: pneuma|tol¦ogy
Pronunciation: /ˌnjuːməˈtɒlədʒi


[mass noun]
  • The branch of Christian theology concerned with the Holy Ghost and other spiritual concepts.
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    • He does so brilliantly, synthesizing Thomas's doctrine of God, God's relationship to creation, the doctrine of ‘image and likeness,’ and Christology and pneumatology.
    • The relation between Christology and pneumatology has been an important element of contemporary ecumenical discussion especially between eastern and western Christians.
    • It is true, of course, that every Christian belief is related to all the others; but pneumatology in particular would seem to be a zone of theology that can hardly be entered except by an indirect route.



Pronunciation: /-təˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
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  • Reflecting traditional religions' stress on immediate experience of spiritual reality, worship and theology become more pneumatological, with greater emphasis on the experience and power of the Holy Spirit.
  • I call the third and final inflection of the triune name the pneumatological inflection, the inflection most naturally appropriated to the third person of the Trinity.
  • On the other side, Pentecostals are nurtured by a pneumatological vision of what it means to be the church; their identity is therefore as a fellowship of the Spirit centered around the presence and activity of the Spirit of Jesus.

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