n. division of theology dealing with sin.
   ♦ hamartiologist, n.

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  • Hamartiology — (Greek: αμαρτια, hamartia , missing the mark, sin, + λογια, logia , sayings or discourse ) is the branch of Christian theology, more specifically, systematic theology, which is the study of sin with a view to articulating a doctrine of… …   Wikipedia

  • hamartiology — (n.) that part of theology which deals with sin, 1875, from Gk. hamartia sin (see HAMARTIA (Cf. hamartia)) + OLOGY (Cf. ology) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hamartiology — study of sin Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hamartiology — ha·mar·ti·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • hamartiology — həˌmärd.ēˈäləjē noun ( es) Etymology: Greek hamartia sin + English o + logy : a part of theology treating the doctrine of sin compare ponerology …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Original sin — For other uses, see Original Sin (disambiguation). Original sin[1] is, according to a theological doctrine, humanity s state of sin resulting from the Fall of Man.[2] This condition has been characterized in many ways, ranging from something as… …   Wikipedia

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