Soteriology meaning

sō-tîrē-ŏlə-jē
The branch of theology dealing with the nature and means of salvation.
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Study of the divine accomplishment of the salvation of humanity; specif., in Christian theology, study of this as effected through Jesus Christ.
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(theology) The study or doctrine of salvation.
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Origin of soteriology

  • Greek sōtērion deliverance (from sōtēr savior) (from saos, sōs safe teuə- in Indo-European roots) –logy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek σωτηρία (sōtÄ“ria, “salvation"), from σωτήρ (sōtÄ“r, “savior").

    From Wiktionary