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Course: Building Your Theology HD (eBYThd)
Glossary: Glossary for Lessons 1-2
A

Anthropology

In theology, it means the study of the doctrine of man.
C

Christology

The doctrine of Christ
D

Dordt

Name of city in Holland where a synod debated the Arminian controversy and decided in favor of the Five Points of Calvinism

E

Ecclesiology

The doctrine of the church

Eschatology

Doctrine of the end times
G

General

Word used to describe the kind of revelation that comes to all of humanity through nature and history
H

Hermeneutics

The study of the proper interpretation of Scripture.

Hodge

Last name of famous theologian from Princeton (1797-1879). First name: Charles. Wrote Systematic Theology

Huguenots

Reformed Christians persecuted in France during reformation
I

Immanence

Attribute of God, referring to His closeness to man, especially His kindness, mercy, love, tenderness, patience, and presence
K

Knox

Last name of Scottish reformer
L

Logos

Greek word for the science, doctrine, or study of something. It also means "word."
N

Niebuhr

Last name of theologian that expressed five different positions regarding the relationship between Christians and culture
O

Orthodoxy

Right or straight thinking

Orthopathos

Right or correct feelings or emotions

Orthopraxis

Right behavior or practice
P

Pneumatology

In theology, it is the doctrine of the Holy Spirit.
R

Reformed

Calvinistic school of theology, with emphasis on transcendency of God, unity of Scripture, and transformation of culture
S

Soteriology

The doctrine of salvation
T

Theos

Greek word for "God" (transliteration)

Thomas

First name of famous theologian from Aquinas who lived during the Middle Ages (1225-1274). He is considered a key theologian by Roman Catholics. Wrote Summa Theologica.

Transcendence

Attribute of God, referring to His superiority to man, especially His eternality, immutability, sovereignty, aseity, omnipotence, and omnipresence