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soteriology

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noun so·te·ri·ol·o·gy \sō-ˌtir-ē-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of soteriology

  1. :  theology dealing with salvation especially as effected by Jesus Christ

so·te·ri·o·log·i·cal play \-ē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective


Origin of soteriology

Greek sōtērion salvation (from sōtēr savior, preserver) + English -logy — more at creosote


First Known Use: circa 1774

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