angelology

noun

an·​gel·​ol·​o·​gy ˌān-jə-ˈlä-lə-jē How to pronounce angelology (audio)
often capitalized
: the theological doctrine of angels or its study
angelologist noun

Examples of angelology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her father, a professor of theology and Christian thought, teaches a class about angelology—the study of angels, Satan, and demons, and the ongoing battle between them. Eliza Griswold, The New Yorker, 26 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1663, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of angelology was in 1663

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“Angelology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angelology. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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