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pneumatology Syllabification: pneu·ma·tol·o·gy
Pronunciation: /ˌn(y)o͞oməˈtäləjē/

Definition of pneumatology in English:


The branch of Christian theology concerned with the Holy Spirit.
Example sentences
  • 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: /ˌn(y)o͞omətəˈläjəkəl/
Example sentences
  • 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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