Theological Term of the Week: Genealogy

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This week’s term: Genealogy – From the Greek “Gena” (race or stock). The study of, or recorded descent of a family or race of people from an ancestor or ancestors. In scripture, it usually deals with the lineage of Christ, or of Hebrew kings.

Last week’s term: Anthropology – “Anthrop” (man). Anthropology is the knowledge or science of man. Speaking Biblically, it deals with the issues of how scripture describes man’s condition and conduct before God.

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