satanology

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Satan +‎ -ology

Noun[edit]

satanology (uncountable)

  1. The study of the devil.
    • 2000, Yuri Stoyanov, The Other God: Dualist Religions from Antiquity to the Cathar Heresy:
      This new, magnified role of Satan heralded and paved the way for momentous transmutations in Jewish satanology — while in Job and Zechariah, Satan sought to incite Yahweh against man, in the First Book of Chronicles he had already moved man against Yahweh.