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ecclesiology

[ih-klee-zee-ol-uh-jee] /ɪˌkli ziˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the study of ecclesiastical adornments and furnishings.
2.
the study of church doctrine.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; ecclesi(a) + -o- + -logy
Related forms
ecclesiologic
[ih-klee-zee-uh-loj-ik] /ɪˌkli zi əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
ecclesiological, adjective
ecclesiologically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for ecclesiological

ecclesiology

/ɪˌkliːzɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of the Christian Church
2.
the study of Church architecture and decoration
Derived Forms
ecclesiological (ɪˌkliːzɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
ecclesiologically, adverb
ecclesiologist, noun
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