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soteriology

[ suh-teer-ee-ol-uh-jee ]

noun

, Theology.
  1. the doctrine of salvation through Jesus Christ.


soteriology

/ sɒˌtɪərɪˈɒlədʒɪ; sɒˌtɪərɪəˈlɒdʒɪk /

noun

  1. theol the doctrine of salvation


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Derived Forms

  • soteriologic, adjective

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Other Words From

  • so·te·re·o·log·ic [s, uh, -teer-ee-, uh, -, loj, -ik], so·tere·o·logi·cal adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of soteriology1

1760–70; < Greek sōtērí ( a ) salvation, deliverance ( sōtēr- (stem of sōtḗr ) deliverer + -ia -y 3 ) + -o- + -logy

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Word History and Origins

Origin of soteriology1

C19: from Greek sōtēria deliverance (from sōtēr a saviour) + -logy

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