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n. pl. Chris·tol·o·gies
1. The theological study of the person and deeds of Jesus.
2. A doctrine or theory based on Jesus or Jesus's teachings.

Chris′to·log′i·cal (krĭs′tə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.


(krɪˈstɒlədʒɪ; kraɪ-)
(Theology) the branch of theology concerned with the person, attributes, and deeds of Christ
Christological adj
Chrisˈtologist n


(krɪˈstɒl ə dʒi)

n., pl. -gies.
theological interpretation of the nature, person, and deeds of Christ.
Chris•to•log•i•cal (ˌkrɪs tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
Chris•tol′o•gist, n.


the branch of theology that studies the personality, attitudes, and life of Christ. — Christological, adj.
See also: Christ
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Christology - a religious doctrine or theory based on Jesus or Jesus' teachings
theological doctrine - the doctrine of a religious group
2.Christology - the branch of theology concerned with the person and attributes and deeds of Christ
Christian theology - the teachings of Christian churches
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Since five of her six chapters are critique and deconstruction, hopefully, this author has another book in the works to continue her thoughtful line of inquiry and to specify what this Christologically focused image would look like positively and pragmatically.
In these eucharistic prayers, christologically so primitive--apparently pre-Gospel (9)--Jesus is referred to not as God, or even as Lord (kyrios), but only as Servant, and there is no mention or even suggestion of a conversion of eucharistic elements.
He says that they are pneumatologically as well as christologically rich, claim significant political import, and are underpinned by a highly participative grammar of agential relations.
He is wrong, though, to assume that the novel must necessarily be read Christologically at all.
Some theologians have Christologically implied that Christ had sexual urges because he took human nature, which they identify exclusively with "male" nature.
For Ransom, however, water is the medium in which he battles Weston after pursuing him through the Perelandran sea on the back of a fish (which we might be tempted to interpret Christologically were it not that Weston is riding one too).
Having pointed out that the Christian universalism can only be approached christologically, the following question arises: What does "essential identity" mean at a time when significant attention is given to the existence of many localities and diversities within and among the Churches?
The shift was fundamental: from a Christologically based understanding of the church having a mission in the world to a Trinitarian understanding that God's mission in the world has a church.
Among these principles: the Lord's Day as the primary Christian festival of both creation and redemption, the scriptural basis of observances marked on a christologically focused liturgical calendar, the use of three readings plus a psalm over a three-year course that includes representation from all four Gospels and a wide selection from Acts and the epistles, and a typological connection between the two Testaments.
But to read the Sermon Christologically means that the question of how the practices of the church can inform how Christians negotiate the worlds in which they find themselves is a never-ending challenge.
9) The written Word is to be interpreted christologically, and "the medium of [God's] revelation is completely incarnational.
The Christologically authorized and capacious point of the church is not to commend itself but God and the universal commonwealth of all persons and creatures and things in relation to God.