Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study of miracles.
  • n. A discourse on miracles.

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  • n. the study of miracles

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Greek thauma, thaumat-, wonder + -logy.

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From thaumato- + -logy.

Examples

  • Thaumaturgy is concerned with the how, thaumatology with the why.

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  • In class a student mentioned the rumors to Father Paulus in the course of a discussion that touched on the subject of thaumatology, or the study of wonders.

    Underworld

  • In the Protestant's view, indeed, who assumes that miracles never are, our thaumatology is one great falsehood; but that is _his_ First Principle, as I have said so often, which he does not prove but assume.

    Apologia pro Vita Sua

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  • The study of miracles

    From Greek thauma- miracle

    June 7, 2011