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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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Taking the spiritual aspect seriously in support of theological education is a way of realizing the so-called pneumatological turn, with an increased focus on the presence and activity of the Spirit, (21) drawing attention to the practise of faith life, (22) where it is more important to serve the world than to train the mind.
(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.
Chapters discuss and analyze the hermeneutics of the movement and underlying theological presumptions, healing theology in practice both in years past and the modern day, and theological reflections from trinitarian, pneumatological, christological/soteriological, ecclesiological, and eschatological viewpoints.
Nixon is right to comment on the absence from Hopkins' early efforts of "the sustaining ministry of the Holy Ghost in God's Grandeur," (12) but it is a poetic not an intellectual absence; Hopkins would, as a Tractarian, hardly have been unaware of such basic pneumatological teaching.
"pneumatological belonging"--the persons of the Trinity are
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.
They are in sections on the human spirit and the spirit of God, a theology of the Holy Spirit, the promise of the father (Acts 1:4), and pneumatological ecclesiology.