pneumatology


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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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(17) Importantly, this missionary pneumatology also supports the care for the environment as an essential part of mission work and affirms and in no way ignores the Spirit's role in the world's complex sociopolitical and religious contexts (chaps.
When placed alongside process theology, the pneumatology described by Jurgen Moltmann (1992) provides a description of the Holy Spirit that is particularly suited for integration with systems psychology.
The recent renaissance in pneumatology alongside a rapidly growing interest in interreligious dialogue in Christian theology has presented a genuine opportunity for Pentecostal and Charismatic theologians who are eager to contribute to a discipline that has long been suspicious of non-Catholic and non-Mainline Protestant theologians.
El segundo capitulo, <<The Soul of Plotinus and the Spirit of Nicaea: The Pneumatology of the Cassiciacum Dialogues (386-387)>>, trata de la pneumatologia de esas mismas obras y de la lectura <<plotiniana>> que hacen de ella O.
Chad Gerber has produced an excellent corrective to such assumptions by focusing on his earlier writings, with particular attention to the neglected topic of his pneumatology.
With regard to the fact that both the Hebrew Bible and especially John's gospel and Paul's letters have been so clear about the Spirit's divinity and agency in the history of salvation, it is hard to understand the marginal role of pneumatology in the history of Christian doctrine after the first ecumenical age.
Then he offers a theological synthesis, encompassing Pauline eschatology, ecclesiology, Christology, pneumatology, and trinitarian theology.
Its primary concern, however, is not to provide a critical commentary on Kuyper's thought but to weave some of Kuyper's key insights into a public theology that lays particular emphasis on the work of the Holy Spirit in creation--in other words, on "cosmic pneumatology," a relatively neglected theme in academic theology.
The central aim of this book is twofold: first, to reveal the interrelated character of the strands of a thread comprised of pneumatology linked to creation and history, public theology, and the work of Abraham Kuyper; and second, to articulate a contemporary formulation of Kuyperian public theology rooted in the Holy Spirit's role in creation and history (p.
If as Graham Ward says, "pneumatology is the structure of eschatological hope," it is pneumatology as "the eternal significance of God who from out of His processio extends a continual missio toward the world ..." (3)
Meyer for his part, was closer than most Keswick teachers to the Pentecostal doctrine of the baptism of the Spirit, and by his pneumatology created links with the new spirituality.
But Lison does not attempt to evade the doctrine of the distinction between the essence and energies, rather he hopes to attain a surer understanding of its significance from the perspective of the Palamite's pneumatology and thereby perhaps, as a Western theologian, to come to appreciate Palamism as an authentic expression of the Christian tradition.