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Meaning of "soteriology" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SOTERIOLOGY

From Greek sōtēria deliverance (from sōtēr a saviour) + -logy.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SOTERIOLOGY

soteriology  [sɒˌtɪərɪˈɒlədʒɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOTERIOLOGY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Soteriology is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SOTERIOLOGY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

soteriology

Soteriology

Soteriology is the study of religious doctrines of salvation. Salvation theory occupies a place of special significance and importance in many religions. In the academic field of religious studies, soteriology is understood by scholars as representing a key theme in a number of different religions and is often studied in a comparative context; that is, comparing various ideas about what salvation is and how it is obtained.

Definition of soteriology in the English dictionary

The definition of soteriology in the dictionary is the doctrine of salvation.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SOTERIOLOGY


anesthesiology
ˌænɪsˌθiːzɪˈɒlədʒɪ
archaeology
ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ
archeology
ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ
biology
baɪˈɒlədʒɪ
cardiology
ˌkɑːdɪˈɒlədʒɪ
epidemiology
ˌɛpɪˌdiːmɪˈɒlədʒɪ
etiology
ˌiːtɪˈɒlədʒɪ
geology
dʒɪˈɒlədʒɪ
hydrogeology
ˌhaɪdrədʒɪˈɒlədʒɪ
ideology
ˌaɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪ
kinesiology
kɪˌniːsɪˈɒlədʒɪ
microbiology
ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ
neurobiology
ˌnjʊərəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ
ology
ˈɒlədʒɪ
pathophysiology
ˌpæθəʊˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ
physiology
ˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ
radiology
ˌreɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪ
sociology
ˌsəʊsɪˈɒlədʒɪ
theology
θɪˈɒlədʒɪ
zoology
zəʊˈɒlədʒɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOTERIOLOGY

soss
sostenuto
sostenuto pedal
sot
soterial
soteriologic
soteriological
Sothic
Sothic year
Sothis
Sotho
Soto
sotol
sottedly
sottish
sottishly
sottishness
sottisier
sotto voce

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOTERIOLOGY

anthology
anthropology
apology
astrology
biotechnology
dermatology
ecology
genealogy
histology
homology
information technology
methodology
mythology
neurology
oncology
pathology
pharmacology
phonology
psychology
technology
terminology

Synonyms and antonyms of soteriology in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «soteriology» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOTERIOLOGY

Find out the translation of soteriology to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of soteriology from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «soteriology» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

救世
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

soteriología
570 millions of speakers

English

soteriology
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

soteriology
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خلاصيات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сотериология
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

soteriology
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

soteriology
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sotériologie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Soteriologi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Soteriologie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

救済論
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

구원론
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Soteriology
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cứu độ học
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இயேசு கிறித்து மூலம் முக்தி பெறும் கொள்கை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्तोतिरिओलॉजी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Soterioloji
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

soteriologia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

soteriologia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сотеріологія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

soteriologie
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

σωτηριολογία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

soteriologie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

soteriologi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

soteriology
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of soteriology

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOTERIOLOGY»

The term «soteriology» is very widely used and occupies the 23.043 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOTERIOLOGY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about soteriology

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOTERIOLOGY»

Discover the use of soteriology in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to soteriology and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Free Grace Soteriology
Free Grace is about the mediating position claims that God's so great salvation is absolutely free.
Dave Anderson, Ph D David R Anderson
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Shape of Soteriology: Studies in the Doctrine of the Death ...
An exploration of soteriology, the part of theology concerned with our salvation through the death of Christ, and whether God could have saved us other than by the cruel death of his son.
John McIntyre, 2000
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Christosis: Pauline Soteriology in Light of Deification in ...
In response to these affirmations, Ben C. Blackwell explores the anthropological dimension of Paul's soteriology to determine how helpful this characterisation is.
Ben C. Blackwell, 2011
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Images of Redemption: Understanding Soteriology Through Art ...
" The last substantial chapter of the book takes up the general issue of how art and literature contribute to religious understanding: Sherry argues that they may be primary expressions of religious belief, as well as "illustrations," and ...
Patrick Sherry, 2003
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God of Salvation: Soteriology in Theological Perspective
This book offers fresh appraisals of a range of major themes in theology: the nature of creaturely existence; the relationship between divine purposes and material history; the holiness, love and judgement of God; the atoning work of Jesus ...
Dr Murray A Rae, Professor Ivor J Davidson, 2013
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We Are Being Transformed: Deification in Paul's Soteriology
Can Pauline soteriology be categorized as a form of deification? This book attempts to answer this question by keen attention to the Greco-Roman world.
M. David Litwa, 2012
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Early Chinese Mysticism: Philosophy and Soteriology in the ...
Covering the period from the Daode jing to the end of the Tang, Livia Kohn reveals an often misunderstood Chinese mystical tradition that continued through the ages.
Livia Kohn, 1992
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The Five Aggregates: Understanding Theravada Psychology and ...
Although the aggregates are only a “convenient fiction,” the Buddha nevertheless made frequent use of the aggregate scheme when asked to explain the elements at work in the individual.
Mathieu Boisvert, 1995
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The Grace of God, the Will of Man: A Case for Arminianism
In the companion volume to this book, Grace Unlimited, I wrote an article " Soteriology in the Epistle to the Hebrews," tracing the salvific purpose that lay behind that marvelous letter. Yet in a very real sense that epistle provides few problems for ...
Clark H. Pinnock, 1989
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Where is Boasting?: Early Jewish Soteriology and Paul's ...
This important work challenges the validity of the "New Perspective" on Paul and Judaism.
Simon J. Gathercole, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOTERIOLOGY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term soteriology is used in the context of the following news items.
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Roger Olson's 'Arminian Theology'– Part Two
... and Arminianism are Protestant attempts to faithfully do Biblical theology, especially when it comes to doing justice to what the Bible says about soteriology? «Patheos, Jun 15»
2
A Tale of Two Ecumenisms
By way of contrast, much of the best work on soteriology—biblical and systematic—has remained within the bounds set by Reformation Protestantism. «First Things, Mar 15»
3
Should We Hope "That All Men Be Saved"?
Theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar's soteriology has often been misunderstood or misrepresented. Here is a short primer on what he actually wrote. «Catholic World Report, Jan 15»
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The New Big Thing in Pauline Studies
... a separate beast in its own right, is largely indebted to the apocalyptic approach in its reinterpretation of Pauline soteriology albeit with a Torrancian half-twist. «Patheos, Dec 14»
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Salvation and the Mission of God: Fred Sanders Part 2
If the disagreement about soteriology is too sharp, then the resulting views of salvation will diverge too much to permit any kind of partnership in ministry. «ChristianityToday.com, Dec 14»
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Book Review: The Salvation Controversy by James Akin
(Otherwise you might be kind of lost and bored – it's a soteriology book. And yeah, I had to look up that word too.) So here's a synopsis of what is in the book and ... «Patheos, Nov 14»
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How Do I Know I'm a Christian? (Part 1)
A conversation has been developing across the Patheos Evangelical Channel regarding soteriology (that is, the study of salvation). Frank Viola re-posted some ... «Patheos, Oct 14»
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Justification Theory
The disadvantage, though, is obvious: He seems to be talking about Protestant soteriology, perhaps of a pop-evangelical or “Lutheran” cast, but it's never clear ... «First Things, Sep 14»
9
What does it Mean to “Obey the Gospel”?
... not our own works (though I think the Christ/Torah tension in Galatians is more about redemptive-history than personal soteriology, but that's another matter). «Patheos, May 14»
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Church should do more for Jamaicans -- Bruce Golding
"The Church in Jamaica seems largely to embrace what religious students call Soteriology, which is really a preoccupation with the gospel of salvation which ... «Jamaica Observer, May 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Soteriology [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/soteriology>. Aug 2019 ».
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