Meaning of angelology in English:


Pronunciation /ˌeɪn(d)ʒəˈlɒlədʒi/


mass noun
  • Theological doctrine concerning angels.

    ‘Gnostic angelology influenced Pseudo-Dionysius’
    • ‘His discussions of the doctrine of Scripture and angelology in Theology of the Community of God were also ground-breaking as far as Evangelical thinking was concerned.’
    • ‘The ‘seven spirits’ might be the seven archangels of Jewish angelology or else the sevenfold spirit of God.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, on the subject of superstition, I'm working on a novella which involves a lady from Sheffield having visions of angels, so I've been trawling about on the net for current angelology and my goodness, it's a rum go.’
    • ‘Corbin also reveals that Sufi angelology determines angels to be ‘Imagination in its pure state’.’
    • ‘I didn't know, but I knew that there would be plenty more surprises about angelology waiting to be found.’