oneirology


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oneirology

 [o″ni-rol´ŏ-je]
the science of dreams and their interpretation.

o·nei·rol·o·gy

(ō'nī-rol'ŏ-jē),
The study of dreams and their content.
[G. oneiros, dream, + logos, study]

oneirology

(ō″nī-rŏl′ō-jē) [Gr. oneiros, dream, + logos, word, reason]
The scientific study of dreams.
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Ironically, Greek-inspired oneirology played a pivotal role in al-Ghazzali's rational proof of prophecy.
Writing in the fourth/tenth century, al-Mas'udi produced his work of history less than a century after the framework of Islamic oneirology had solidified.
In this way, theology and oneirology overlap, the prosaic becomes unpredictable and the power of religious faith to disturb and distort parallels the self-transformations that Marcel undergoes and celebrates.