pneumatology

  • 1 Pneumatology — is the study of spiritual beings and phenomena, especially the interactions between humans and God. Pneuma (πνεύμα) is Greek for breath , which metaphorically describes a non material being or influence. World Book Dictionary defines pneumatology …

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  • 2 Pneumatology — Pneu ma*tol o*gy, n. [Pneumato + logy: cf. F. pneumatologie.] 1. The doctrine of, or a treatise on, air and other elastic fluids. See {Pneumatics}, 1. [1913 Webster] 2. (Philos. & Theol.) The science of spiritual being or phenomena of any… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 pneumatology — [no͞o΄mə täl′ə jē, nyo͞o΄mə täl′ə jē] n. [ PNEUMATO + LOGY] Theol. 1. the study of spirits or spiritual phenomena 2. any doctrine on the Holy Spirit pneumatologic [no͞o΄mətə läj′ik, nyo͞o΄mətə läj′ik] adj. pneumatological …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 pneumatology — noun Etymology: New Latin pneumatologia, from Greek pneumat , pneuma + New Latin logia logy Date: 1678 the study of spiritual beings or phenomena …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 pneumatology — pneumatologic /noo mat l oj ik, nyoo , nooh meuh tl , nyooh /, pneumatological, adj. pneumatologist, n. /nooh meuh tol euh jee, nyooh /, n. 1. Theol. a. doctrine concerning the Holy Spirit. b. the belief in intermediary spirits between humans and …

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  • 6 pneumatology — noun a) The study of spiritual beings and phenomena, especially the interactions between humans and God. b) The study of the Holy Spirit as revealed in Scripture. See Also: pneumatological, pneumatologist …

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  • 7 pneumatology — (or pneumatics ) Term used by D’Alembert in the Discours préliminaire de l’encyclopédie for the study of spirits and souls, including those of God and angels …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 8 pneumatology — pneu·ma·tol·o·gy .n(y)ü mə täl ə jē n, pl gies a science dealing with the medical uses of air and gases …

    Medical dictionary

  • 9 pneumatology — That area of theology which deals with the doctrine of the Holy Spirit (from the Greek pneuma, meaning ‘breath’ or ‘spirit’) …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 10 pneumatology — n. doctrine regarding the Holy Spirit; belief in intermediate spirits and interactions between human beings and God (Theology); study of spirits and spiritual beings; psychology (Archaic); pneumatics, branch of physics dealing with mechanical… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 pneumatology — noun the branch of Christian theology concerned with the Holy Ghost and other spiritual concepts. Derivatives pneumatological adjective …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 12 pneumatology — n. Psychology, doctrine of spiritual substances …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 pneumatology — pneu·ma·tol·o·gy …

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  • 14 pneumatology —  Пневматология …

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  • 15 pneumatology — pneu•ma•tol•o•gy [[t]ˌnu məˈtɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyu [/t]] n. 1) rel doctrine concerning the Holy Spirit 2) rel the doctrine or study of spiritual beings 3) archaic psychology • Etymology: 1670–80 pneu mat•o•log′ic mə tlˈɒdʒ ɪk pneu ma•to•log′i•cal, adj.… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 pneumatology — /njuməˈtɒlədʒi/ (say nyoohmuh toluhjee) noun 1. Theology a. the doctrine of the Holy Spirit. b. the belief in intermediary spirits between men and God. 2. the doctrine or theory of spiritual beings. 3. Obsolete → psychology. 4 …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 pneumatology —    This term (from the Greek pneuma, meaning spirit or breath, and logos, meaning word ) refers to the area of theology that studies the Holy Spirit …

    Glossary of theological terms

  • 18 pneumatology — n. 1 the branch of theology concerned with the Holy Ghost and other spiritual concepts. 2 archaic psychology. Derivatives: pneumatological adj …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 Christian theology — The Prophetess Anna, Rembrandt, 1631 See also: History of Christian theology and Outline of Christian theology Christian doctrine redirects here. For the United States Court case known by that name, see G.L. Christian and associates v. US.… …

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  • 20 Holy Spirit — In mainstream Christianity, the Holy Spirit or Holy Ghost is one of the three entities of the Holy Trinity which make up the single substance of God; that is, the Spirit is considered to act in concert with and share an essential nature with God… …

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