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The Holy Spirit shown as a dove on a stained glass sindow

Dove of the Holy Spirit, by Bernini, stained glass, (ca. 1660), St. Peter's Bascilica, Vatican. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Pneumatology is the branch of Christian systematic theology that deals with the Holy Spirit. It is a topic that comes up in many Theology classes at Duquesne. This page was designed to get researchers quickly to background information, books, and journal articles accessible through the Gumberg Library on pneumatological topics.

For some basic information on the topic of the Holy Spirit, click on the links below. To read the first document off-campus, you will be prompted to enter your Multipass username and password.

"God (Holy Spirit)," New Catholic Encyclopedia

"Spirit of God," New Catholic Encyclopedia

"Holy Spirit," New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge

Reference Works

The works below with underlined titles are available electronically. Click a title to search the book. When you do, you may be asked for your Multipass information.

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You can also contact me, Ted Bergfelt, creator of this page. I am the library's liaison to the Theology Department. The best way to reach me with a question is via email

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