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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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quite a few First Things articles on you) cannot see how you can coherently combine your orthodox views on, say, the trinity or Christology with the antifoundationalist, postmodern, Stanley-Fish-esque stuff, not to mention your views on, say, gays, war, capitalism, the United States of America, etc.
As in his Christology in Context: The Earliest Christian Responses to Jesus (1988) and Jesus, the Servant Messiah (1991), here too he refuses to contrast sharply early Christology with Jesus himself, as is frequently done today.
At the heart of Hall's articulation of a contextual evangelical theology of the cross is his argument for a relational Christology in contrast to a substantialistic ontology.
of Virginia) reviews the best of English and German scholarship to offer a novel interpretation of Barth's mature Christology.
With characteristic clarity and control of the tradition in all its breadth and ecumenicity, Rausch offers us a concise, strong, and wonderful book on the relation of eschatology, liturgy, and Christology.
Lee Hong Jung proposes a new Christology to be based on the minjung experience.
They provide English readers access to Carlstadt's main theological themes and concerns: self-emptying and self-denial (Gelassenheit); use of Scripture; rejection of ritual externals; interiorization of faith; the nature of sin, love, Christology, and the Lord's Supper; and social responsibility for the poor.
It is a reconception of Christianity from the ground up, beginning with the refashioning of a christology from below.
What Barth gained from Luther's substantive Christology was a way to express the work of Christ upon the sinner that overcomes the human drive to relate to God as beings who are autonomous, reasonable, and good-willed.
One question the book raises for me is this: If Christology needs to be situated within Pneumatology, then does the same Pneumatology pull us to imagine and consider "God" beyond and outside the biblical narrative?
He offers a history of interpretation, showing the interaction between the christology in the various periods and its impact on the interpretation of the expression Son of Man.
Christology also needs to be thoroughly missionary.