ecclesiology

[ih-klee-zee-ol-uh-jee]
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noun

the study of ecclesiastical adornments and furnishings.
the study of church doctrine.

Origin of ecclesiology

First recorded in 1830–40; ecclesi(a) + -o- + -logy
Related formsec·cle·si·o·log·ic [ih-klee-zee-uh-loj-ik] /ɪˌkli zi əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, ec·cle·si·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveec·cle·si·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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ecclesiology

noun

the study of the Christian Church
the study of Church architecture and decoration
Derived Formsecclesiological (ɪˌkliːzɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveecclesiologically, adverbecclesiologist, noun
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