[ kri-stol-uh-jee ]
/ krɪˈstɒl ə dʒi /

noun, plural Chris·tol·o·gies for 2.

the branch of theology dealing with the nature, person, and deeds of Jesus Christ.
an interpretation of the nature, person, and deeds of Christ.

Origin of Christology

First recorded in 1665–75; Christo- + -logy

Related forms

Chris·to·log·i·cal [kris-tl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌkrɪs tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveChris·tol·o·gist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for christology


/ (krɪˈstɒlədʒɪ, kraɪ-) /


the branch of theology concerned with the person, attributes, and deeds of Christ

Derived Forms

Christological (ˌkrɪstəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveChristologist, noun
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