soteriology


so·te·ri·ol·o·gy

noun \sō-ˌtir-ē-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of SOTERIOLOGY

:  theology dealing with salvation especially as effected by Jesus Christ
so·te·ri·o·log·i·cal \-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

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary

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