hierology


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hi·er·ol·o·gy

 (hī′ə-rŏl′ə-jē, hī-rŏl′-)
n. pl. hi·er·ol·o·gies
1. The sacred literature of a people.
2. The study of religious beliefs and practices.

hierology

(ˌhaɪəˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. sacred literature
2. (Theology) a biography of a saint
hierologic, ˌhieroˈlogical adj
ˌhierˈologist n

hierology

1. the learning or literature concerning sacred things.
2. hierological materials. — hierologist, n. — hierologic, hierological, adj.
See also: Sacredness