soteriological

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From soteriology +‎ -ical, after German soteriologisch.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /səʊtɪəɹɪə(ʊ)ˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/

Adjective[edit]

soteriological (comparative more soteriological, superlative most soteriological)

  1. (theology) Pertaining to soteriology.
    • 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 608:
      In fact he continued to accept Purgatory's existence until around 1530, when he finally realized that his soteriological revolution had abolished it (his change of mind demanded a certain amount of re-editing of some of his earlier writings).