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The branch of theology having to do with angels.


(Theology) a doctrine or theory treating of angels


(ˌeɪn dʒəˈlɒl ə dʒi)

the study of angels.


1. Theology. the doctrine or theory concerning angels.
2. the beliefs concerning angels.
See also: Religion
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Noun1.angelology - the branch of theology that is concerned with angelsangelology - the branch of theology that is concerned with angels
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
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Bob Larson, internationally recognized for his books on Spiritual Warfare, Angelology, and Demonology alerts the reader to the evidence Christians must face; the reality that spiritual warfare is happening throughout the world today.
s text is particularly evident in his third chapter on "the spirit of the age," in which he examines surprising but revealing texts such as those reflecting Rahner's revised angelology.
More significantly, the author is aware of the previous unsatisfactory approaches of Western scholarship on angelology in Islam, both in terms of their paucity and problematic approaches, some of which are mentioned by him, and others are only alluded to.
Talking to angels; Talking of angels: Constructing the angelology of the Book of Mormon.
For the anti-anthropomorphic impulses in medieval angelology and Victorian comparative psychology, see Loraine Datson, "Intelligences: Angelic, Animal, Human," in Thinking with Animals: New Perspectives on Anthropomorphism, ed.
But, beyond the name, there always appears in the speculation of angelology the theme of an immediately neighboring supreme Presence.
The second focuses on sixth century Alexandrian-theologian, John Philoponus, with a new look at his career, his angelology, his writing on the composite nature of Christ, his connection to Armenian religion and the context of Byzantium.
It is Raymond's contention that angels were not merely a residual presence in early modem England; far from weakening belief in angels, reformed doctrine and the rise of experimental science revitalized angelology.
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Likewise, both texts share common themes of redemption and resurrection, and both employ zoomorphic and angelology symbolism which contrasts the ineffable nature of God and Israel with the cyclical and transient nature of successive unjust civilizations.
Danielle Trussoni's ANGELOLOGY (9780143145264, $39.
Almost all concede that Dante, in this passage, is revising a previous opinion about angelology.