missiology

[ mis-ee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌmɪs iˈɒl ə dʒi /

noun Christianity.

the theological study of the mission of the church, especially the character and purpose of missionary work.

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Origin of missiology

First recorded in 1920–25; missi(on) + -o- + -logy
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British Dictionary definitions for missiology

missiology
/ (ˌmɪsɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

Christian theol the study of the missionary function of the Christian Church
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