Patrology vs Petrology - What's the difference?

patrology | petrology |


As nouns the difference between patrology and petrology

is that patrology is the study of the lives and works (especially the writings) of the church fathers while petrology is (geology) the study of the origin, composition and structure of rock.

patrology

English

Noun

  • The study of the lives and works (especially the writings) of the Church Fathers
  • petrology

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia petrology) (-)
  • (geology) the study of the origin, composition and structure of rock