Christology
Christology Chris*tol"o*gy, n. [Crist + -logy.] A treatise on Christ; that department of theology which treats of the personality, attributes, or life of Christ. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Christology — • Christology is that part of theology which deals with Our Lord Jesus Christ Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Christology     Christology      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • christology — 1670s, from Latinized comb. form of Gk. Khristos (see CHRIST (Cf. Christ)) + OLOGY (Cf. ology) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Christology — [kris täl′ə jē] n. [< Gr christos (see CHRIST1) + OLOGY] the study of the work and person of Jesus Christ and of the literature that relates to him Christological [kris′tə läj′i kəl] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Christology — Stained glass window of the Confession of Peter in Luke 9:20: But who do you say that I am? Peter answered: The Christ of God .[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Christology — Christological /kris tl oj i keuhl/, adj. Christologist, n. /kri stol euh jee/, n., pl. Christologies for 2. 1. the branch of theology dealing with the nature, person, and deeds of Jesus Christ. 2. an interpretation of the nature, person, and… …   Universalium

  • Christology — noun a) A field of study within Christian theology which is concerned with the nature of Jesus Christ, particularly with how the divine and human are related in his person. b) A particular theory or viewpoint within the field of Christology, e.g …   Wiktionary

  • Christology — A doctrine of the Person of Christ, and the study of it, has been an essential part of rational thought about their beliefs once monotheistic Jews found that they were worshipping Jesus Christ as God. It is the work of interpreting the… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Christology — noun (plural gies) Etymology: Greek Christos + English logy Date: 1673 theological interpretation of the person and work of Christ • Christological adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • CHRISTOLOGY —    the department of theology which treats of the person of Christ …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • CHRISTOLOGY —    that branch of THEOLOGY which deals with questions about the PERSON and WORK OF CHRIST. It covers such things as his INCARNATION and the meaning of the DEATH OF CHRIST …   Concise dictionary of Religion

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