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pneumatology

An obsolete, nonspecific term for the “air” sciences, which encompassed anaesthesiology, artificial respiration, pulmonary physiology, oxygen therapy, respiratory therapy and others.

pneumatology

(nū″mă-tŏl′ō-jē) [″ + logos, word, reason]
The science of gases and air and their chemical properties and use in treatment.
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48) Similarly, the World Council of Churches' (WCC) affirmation on Mission and Evangelism, which is very pneumatological in its orientation, argues, "Our participation in mission, our being in creation, and our practice of the life of the Spirit need to be woven together, for they are mutually transformative.
10) Digging deeper into the theological paradigm of Pentecostalism, Swoboda identifies four pneumatological themes which he utilizes as the framework of a Pentecostal eco-pneumatology.
Between these two framing chapters, the author builds his arguments around three core concepts that help elucidate his notion of pneumatological finding.
In 1930, one leading British Pentecostal magazine, as it reflected on the development of Pentecostalism, suggested that Meyer's pneumatological teaching had contributed significantly to the Pentecostal awakening.
It cannot be equated with Descartes's animal spirits, the most subtle materials of the human body (though these grew out of Ficinian and other pneumatological traditions).
I have a more pneumatological understanding--seeing her in terms of spirit--but that's too heavy for some people to deal with.
Miroslav Volf develops the pneumatological and eschatological orientation of the "Work & Leisure" section as improving upon the traditional Protestant vocational view, the Spirit distributes numerous gifts befitting people who change jobs frequently and carry varying obligations (work within and without the home
The pneumatological reference is introduced through the concept of immanent transcendence.
Drawing on Ricoeur's themes of text, narrative identity, translation, forgiveness, revelation, and recognition, Bengard then develops a theory of "ecumenical reception" where reception is not simply a juridical or legal matter, but is also a pneumatological process that "cannot be separated from the Christian existence of a community" (23): "When one community seeks ecumenical discussions with another and in the process puts aside mutual condemnations, because it recognizes the partner in dialogue as another form of the same Church of Jesus Christ, and as a sister in faith, then this is an event that is 'simultaneously the work of the community that receives and the work of the Holy Spirit'" (33).
TTL, on the other hand, invoking the triune God as its source in the initial declaration of faith, then develops its argument on a pneumatological base.
He contextualizes Catholic lay ministry within a broad historical and theological vista, providing a foundation in trinitarian theology, Christology, a pneumatological theology of charism, and a description of the evolution of ministry from the early church up to the post-Second Vatican Council Church.
In systematic theological terms, the volume describes Pentecostal mission in the pneumatological categories of power, healing, and restoration.