pneumatology

pneumatology

[noo-muh-tol-uh-jee, nyoo-]
noun
1.
Theology.
a.
doctrine concerning the holy spirit.
b.
the belief in intermediary spirits between humans and God.
2.
the doctrine or theory of spiritual beings.
3.
Archaic. psychology.
4.
Obsolete, pneumatics.

Origin:
1670–80; pneumato- + -logy

pneumatologic [noo-mat-l-oj-ik, nyoo-, noo-muh-tl-, nyoo-] , pneumatological, adjective
pneumatologist, noun
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pneumatology (ˌnjuːməˈtɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
1.  the branch of theology concerned with the Holy Ghost and other spiritual beings
2.  an obsolete name for psychology
3.  an obsolete term for pneumatics
 
pneumatological
 
adj
 
pneuma'tologist
 
n

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