missiology

noun
mis·si·ol·o·gy | \ ˌmi-sē-ˈä-lə-jē \

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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