soteriology

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

Definition of soteriology

:theology dealing with salvation especially as effected by Jesus Christ

soteriological

play \sō-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of soteriology

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

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