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 (no͞o′mə-tŏl′ə-jē, nyo͞o′-)
1. The doctrine or study of spiritual beings and phenomena, especially the belief in spirits intervening between humans and God.
2. The Christian doctrine of the Holy Ghost.

pneu′ma·to·log′ic (-tə-lŏj′ĭk), pneu′ma·to·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
pneu′ma·tol′o·gist n.


1. (Theology) the branch of theology concerned with the Holy Ghost and other spiritual beings
2. (Psychology) an obsolete name for psychology1
3. (General Physics) an obsolete term for pneumatics
pneumatological adj
ˌpneumaˈtologist n


(ˌnu məˈtɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyu-)

1. doctrine concerning the Holy Spirit.
2. the doctrine or study of spiritual beings.
3. Archaic. psychology.
pneu`mat•o•log′ic (-mə tlˈɒdʒ ɪk) pneu`ma•to•log′i•cal, adj.
pneu′ma•tol′o•gist, n.


1. Theology. the belief in intermediary spirits between men and God, as angels.
2. the doctrine or theory of spiritual beings. — pneumatologist, n.
See also: Spirits and Spiritualism
1. the doctrines concerning the Holy Spirit.
2. the belief in spiritual beings, as angels, between men and God. — pneumatologist, n. — pneumatologic, pneumatological, adj.
See also: Christianity
the doctrine or theory of spiritual beings. — pneumatologist, n.pneumatologic, pneumatological, adj.
See also: Religion
References in classic literature ?
And, therefore, their all hitting upon this is a striking fact in pneumatology, which we recommend to the attention of spiritual media generally.
Clark understands the depth of diversity and opinions prevalent today in Apostolic teaching and Pneumatology.
Two theological sources are of particular interest: process theology, with its articulation of God's perpetual invitation to step from the past into the future, and the pneumatology of Jurgen Moltmann, emphasizing the companionate, indwelling presence of the Holy Spirit.
Greater constructive engagement in Pneumatology and eschatology, however, would have been useful.
Following a review of pneumatology in these three documents, the paper proposes a forward-looking trajectory to a more expansive view of the Spirit's ever-mysterious operations in the church, in missions, and in the world.
This volume considers various issues in the field of Christian pneumatology related to cosmology, mediation, the nature and role of Spirit-baptism, and discernment.
For many, this book could serve as a clarion call for a radical departure from the status quo--a conscious move to embrace a new multicultural hermeneutic and theological discourse liberated from the confines of white American evangelicals but centered in a pneumatology that brings unity to diversity.
Amos Yong, Pneumatology and the Christian-Buddhist Dialogue: Does the Spirit Blow through the Middle Way?
The theology of the Holy Spirit is called pneumatology.
Contextualizing Augustineis Pneumatology, Farnham-Burlington: Ashgate (<<Ashgate Studies in Philosophy & Theology in late Antiquity>>), 2012, xii + 221 pp.
Gerber, Chad Tyler, The Spirit of Augustine's Early Theology: Contextualizing Augustine's Pneumatology (Ashgate Studies in Philosophy & Theology in Late Antiquity), Farnham, Ashgate, 2012; hardback; pp.
Drawing upon the ecumenical creeds, particularly from the Third Article of the Apostles Creed and the four marks of the church in the Nicene Creed, Peterson begins to define the identity of the church in relation to pneumatology.