Missiology



[mis-ee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌmɪs iˈɒl ə dʒi/

noun, Christianity.
1.
the theological study of the of the church, especially the character and purpose of missionary work.
/ˌmɪsɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
(Christian theol) the study of the missionary function of the Christian Church
noun

the study of religious missions and missionaries
Word Origin

missio(n) + -logy

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