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Definition of "angelology" []

  • The branch of theology having to do with angels. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "angelology" in a sentence
  • "Call angelology “theology-fiction” or “philosophy-fiction” if you like, or regard it as a legitimate part of theology as queen of the sciences and of philosophy as her handmaiden."
  • "Then a couple years ago I came across the term 'merkabah rider' in an angelology book, and the image of a Hasidic man with blue glass spectacles embossed with the Seals of Solomon, riding a fiery ethereal horse and wearing a gun belt just jumped into my mind."
  • "Of seven archangels in the angelology of post-Exilic Judaism, only Michael, mentioned as archangel Daniel 12:1 and Gabriel are mentioned by name in the scriptures that came to be accepted as canonical by all Christians."