Skip to comments.Catholic Word of the Day: NEOLOGY, 05-21-15
Posted on 05/21/2015 9:25:05 AM PDT by Salvation
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In theology the introduction of new doctrine, contrary to the Church's teaching but expressed in traditional terms or phrases. (Etym. Greek neos, new + logos, discourse.)
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Definition of NEOLOGY (Merriam-Webster)
a : the use of a new word or expression or of an established word in a new or different sense : the use of new expressions that are not sanctioned by conventional standard usage : the introduction of such expressions into a language
b : neologism
: a new doctrine; especially : a new method of theological interpretation
“Neology” - That’s a good word to know — and use correctly.
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