Heresiology


Heresiology

In theology or the history of religion (particularly of Christianity), heresiology is the study of heresy. It can be distinguished from heresiography, or the recording of heresy.


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  • heresiology — study of heresies Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • heresiology — he·re·si·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

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