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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.
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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
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(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.
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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
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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.
They consider pneumatology, the study of the spirit of God, the Holy Ghost, or the Holy Spirit.
"Encountering the Holy Spirit in Every Book of the Bible" will resonate with Bible teachers and students alike, who are looking for in-depth teaching, on revival, pneumatology, and new dimensions in the ministry of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer.
Penney's The Missionary Emphasis of Lukan Pneumatology contends that the reason why the Acts has been so dear to Pentecostals is that it "is more than history for the Pentecostal: it is a missionary manual, an open-ended account of the missionary work of the Holy Spirit in the church, concluding, not with ch.
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.
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. "40 Days with the Holy Spirit" will inspire you to encounter God in fresh and surprising ways.
Contextualizing Augustineis Pneumatology, Farnham-Burlington: Ashgate (<<Ashgate Studies in Philosophy & Theology in late Antiquity>>), 2012, xii + 221 pp., 15,5 x 23,5, ISBN 978-1-4094-2437-6.
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. The mark of apostolicity, resonating with advocates of missional church, takes central place in this account.