the study of the life and work of Jesus Christ and of the literature that relates to him
Origin of Christologyfrom Classical Greek christos (see Christ) + -ology
- The theological study of the person and deeds of Jesus.
- A doctrine or theory based on Jesus or Jesus's teachings.
(countable and uncountable, plural Christologies)
- (uncountable) A field of study within Christian theology which is concerned with the nature of Jesus Christ, particularly with how the divine and human are related in his person.
- (countable) A particular theory or viewpoint within the field of Christology, e.g. Chalcedonian Christology, Arian Christology, etc.
Christ + -ology