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In Christian theology the word denotes: (1) The intelligent and immaterial part of a person or the human soul in general, whether united with the body in life or separated from it in death, and especially that aspect of it which is concerned with religious truth and action and is directly susceptible to Divine influence. (2) An order of being which is superhuman in the sense that it is not subject to the limits of time, space, and a bodily frame. (3) One of the creatures belonging to this order, whether good or evil, i.e. angels or demons. (4) The Third Person of the Trinity (see Holy Spirit).

(1) The intelligent and immaterial part of a person or the human soul in general, whether united with the body in life or separated from it in death, and especially that aspect of it which is concerned with religious truth and action and is directly susceptible to Divine influence. (2) An order of being which is superhuman in the sense that it is not subject to the limits of time, space, and a bodily frame. (3) One of the creatures belonging to this order, whether good or evil, i.e. angels or demons. (4) The Third Person of the Trinity

Subjects: Biblical Studies.


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