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hamartiology

(həˌmɑːtɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Theology) the doctrine of sin in Christian theology
[C19: from Greek hamartia sin + -logy]

hamartiology

Theology. the study or science of the doctrine of sin.
See also: Sin
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Pauline Hamartiology: Conceptualisation and Transferences: Positioning Cognitive Semantic Theory and Method Within Theology
(anthropology), sin (hamartiology), Jesus Christ (Christology), the
Similarly, second, it should be appreciated that the document's authors clearly acknowledge the significance of sin and its negative ramifications for mission, since hamartiology is generally not discussed within missiology very often.
Williams defines terms well, and the crystalline clarity of his writing makes terms such as soteriology, hamartiology, and eschatology far less scary.
On the Relationship between Slavery and Christian Hamartiology in Late Ancient Christianity." Religion & Theology 17.1 (2010): 26-39.
He despised hypocrisy and cynicism, both of which indicated to him a lack of conviction, which was the ultimate and unforgiveable sin in his hamartiology. He was also certain of his materialistic worldview, if not of his outand-out atheism.
Following the traumas of the Maoist era and the challenges of modernization, the Second Chinese Enlightenment has a greater interest in hamartiology. Chow considers the Eastern Orthodox view of "ancestral sin" as preferable to the Augustinian view of "original sin" and more intelligible to traditional Chinese thought; also he proposes Christian theosis according to the traditional Chinese religious dictum of "Heaven and Humanity in Unity" (Tian ren he yi).
In particular, he looks at the relationship between the dogmatic study of sin (hamartiology) and politics from the perspective of theological anthropology, drawing as well from insights provided by other social sciences.
This article briefly correlates three doctrinal areas from this tradition, its moral affectional anthropology, relational hamartiology, and therapeutic soteriology, with contemporary moral motive theory (McCullough, Kilpatrick, Emmons, & Larsen, 2001; Shulman, 2002) and dynamically informed psychotherapeutic theory (Gabbard & Westen, 2003).
Next comes a treatment of creatio ex nihilo where this particularly Christian notion is displayed as an early and constant part of Augustine's protology, yet with far-reaching consequences evident also in his hamartiology, anthropology, and spirituality.
Hamartiology is the doctrine of sin, the part of theology that treats of sin.
For example, Pool criticizes the document for its neglect of pneumatological concerns, its ahistorical soteriology, and its Calvinistic hamartiology. Most provocative is Pool's discussion of the internal inconsistencies of the penal-substitionary atonement--the atonement theory the report affirms as the only legitimate interpretation of God's effort to save humankind despite past SBC confessional statements' avoidance of that particular soteriology.