heresiology

heresiology

[huh-ree-zee-ol-uh-jee, -see-, her-uh-see-]
noun, plural heresiologies for 2.
1.
the study of heresies.
2.
a heresiography.

Origin:
1855–60; heresy + -o- + -logy

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Main Entry:  heresiology
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the study of heresies
Etymology:  Latin haeresis 'taking for oneself'
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