Definition of patrology in English:

patrology

noun

  • another term for patristics
    • ‘Scripture, patrology, biblical hermeneutics, theology, doctrine - all displaced because of the towering impertinence of what Sir Humphrey Appleby once called the ‘perpendicular pronoun.’’

Origin

Early 17th century: from Greek patēr, patr- ‘father’ + -logy.

Pronunciation

patrology

/pəˈträləjē/