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British Dictionary definitions for hamartiology

hamartiology

noun
  1. the doctrine of sin in Christian theology
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Word Origin

C19: from Greek hamartia sin + -logy
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Word Origin and History for hamartiology

n.

"that part of theology which deals with sin," 1875, from Greek hamartia "sin" (see hamartia) + -ology.

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