noun Etymology: mission + -logy Date: 1924 the study of the church's mission especially with respect to missionary activity

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  • Missiology — is the area of practical theology that investigates the mandate, message, and mission of the Christian church, especially the nature of missionary work.[1] Missiology is a multi disciplinary and cross cultural reflection on all aspects of the… …   Wikipedia

  • missiology —    This word (from the Latin missio, meaning mission or sending forth, and logos, meaning word or study ) refers to a study of Christian mission that has a double focus: (1) as a theological study, missiology reflects on Christ s missionary… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • missiology — /mis ee ol euh jee/, n. Christianity. the theological study of the mission of the church, esp. the character and purpose of missionary work. [1920 25; MISSI(ON) + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • missiology — noun The area of practical theology which studies the mandate, message and work of the Christian missionary. See Also: missionary, missiologist …   Wiktionary

  • missiology — n. study of Christian missionary work …   English contemporary dictionary

  • missiology — mis·si·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • missiology —  Миссиология …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • missiology — /mɪsiˈɒlədʒi/ (say misee oluhjee) noun the study of mission work, encompassing theology, social sciences such as history, communications, and evangelical strategy. –missiological /mɪsiəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ (say miseeuh lojikuhl), adjective –missiologist,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • missiology — ˌmisēˈäləjē noun ( es) Etymology: mission (I) + logy : the study of the church s mission especially with respect to the nature, purpose, and methods of its missionary activity …   Useful english dictionary

  • David Bosch — David Jacobus Bosch Born December 13, 1929 Kuruman Died April 15, 1992 N4 between Belfast and Middelburg, Mpumalanga Alma mater University of Pretoria Occupation …   Wikipedia

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