missiology

noun
mis·​si·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌmi-sē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce missiology (audio) \

Definition of missiology

: the study of the church's mission especially with respect to missionary activity

First Known Use of missiology

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for missiology

mission + -logy

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“Missiology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/missiology. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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