Christology

[kri-stol-uh-jee]
noun, plural Chris·tol·o·gies for 2.
  1. the branch of theology dealing with the nature, person, and deeds of Jesus Christ.
  2. an interpretation of the nature, person, and deeds of Christ.

Origin of Christology

First recorded in 1665–75; Christo- + -logy
Related formsChris·to·log·i·cal [kris-tl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌkrɪs tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveChris·tol·o·gist, noun
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Christology

noun
  1. the branch of theology concerned with the person, attributes, and deeds of Christ
Derived FormsChristological (ˌkrɪstəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveChristologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for christology

Christology

n.

1670s, from Christ + connective -o- + -logy.

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