soteriology[sō tir′ē äl′ə jē]
Origin: from Glassical Greek sōtēria, deliverance (in Septuagint and amp; New Testament , salvation) from sōtēr, deliverer (in New Testament , Savior) from sōzein, to save from sōs, saos, safe, sound, probably from Indo-European an unverified form twewos from base an unverified form tēu-, to swell, be strong from source Classical Latin tumere plush -logy
- soteriological adjective
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Origin: Greek sōtērion, deliverance (from sōtēr, savior, from saos, sōs, safe; see teuə- in Indo-European roots) + -logy.
- so·teˌri·o·logˈic , so·teˌri·o·logˈi·cal adjective