Saturday, February 4, 2023, 4:50 PM
Site: Thirdmill Online Courses
Course: Building Systematic Theology (eBST)
Glossary: Glossary for Lesson 1
A

Anthropology

In theology, it is the doctrine of man.
B

Bibliology

The study of the Bible
D

Dualism

Belief that the spiritual world is good, but the material world is evil
E

Ecclesiology

The doctrine of the Church

Eschatology

The doctrine of the last things
M

Mysticism

Belief system that emphasizes the need to go beyond reason to receive revelation through spiritual ecstasy
N

Neo-Platonism

A philosophical school rooted in Plato, but including new ideas by philosophers such as Plotinus
O

Orthodoxy

Correct thinking

Orthopathos

Correct feeling

Orthopraxis

Correct living
P

Patristic Theology

Theology during the period of 150-600 A.D.
R

Rationalism

Belief system that emphasizes the uses of reason and human reflection
S

Scholasticism

School of theology during the medieval period, that put great emphasis on the use of Aristotelian logic

Soteriology

The doctrine of salvation

Syncretism

The practice of mixing religions or mixing philosophy with religion.

Systematic Theology

A systematic presentation of all the doctrinal truths of the Christian religion.
T

Theology Proper

The doctrine of God