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Related to pneumatologist: Christology, ecclesiology


 (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.
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Robeck's volume will be an important supplement to any course in history, while Macchia's work will be of particular interest to the ecclesiologist, pneumatologist or general systematic theologian.
The experiments and reasoning, of course, will be conducted by the pneumatologist who investigates the petites perceptions of the mind; and the pneumatologist will have to turn to the physicist, as we saw in the previous section, to determine what bodily events serve as the occasion for our sensations, and so as the res repraesentata of the petites perceptions of which they are constituted.