Mystagogy
Mystagogy Mys"ta*go`gy, n. The doctrines, principles, or practice of a mystagogue; interpretation of mysteries. [1913 Webster]

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  • mystagogy —    This word (from the Greek mystēs, meaning one who has been initiated, and agogus, meaning leader ) refers to liturgical catechesis intended to initiate a catechumen into the mystery of Christ. In a more specific sense, mystagogy is the period… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • mystagogy — noun see mystagogue …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mystagogy — See mystagogic. * * * …   Universalium

  • mystagogy — mys·ta·go·gy …   English syllables

  • mystagogy —  Мистагогия …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • mystagogy — ˌgōjē noun ( es) Etymology: Greek mystagōgia, from mystagōgein to initiate (from mystagōgos) + ia y : the doctrines, principles, or practice of a mystagogue : interpretation of mysteries …   Useful english dictionary

  • mystagogue — mystagogy /mis teuh goh jee, goj ee/, mystagoguery /mis teuh gaw geuh ree, gog euh /, n. mystagogic /mis teuh goj ik/, mystagogical, adj. mystagogically, adv. /mis teuh gawg , gog /, n. 1. someone who instructs others before initiation into… …   Universalium

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