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so·te·ri·ol·o·gy

 (sō-tîr′ē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of theology dealing with the nature and means of salvation.

[Greek sōtērion, deliverance (from sōtēr, savior, from saos, sōs, safe; see teuə- in Indo-European roots) + -logy.]

so·te′ri·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), so·te′ri·o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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Adj.1.soteriological - of or relating to soteriology
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7) by "abstracting as far as possible the religious and soteriological dimension" (p.
The first explores the biblical and theological foundations of the notion of koinonia, including its Trinitarian, ecclesiological, sacramental and soteriological dimensions.
He locates the person in the gift of God, defined as grace, both the grace of life received from God and the specific soteriological grace of Christ.
As Cooper himself acknowledges, however, no one has heretofore focused on the soteriological and eschatological significance of the deified body in Maximus's theology.
He is a soteriological pope, wrapped as the word implies into all aspects of what it means to be "saved" or "redeemed" in accord with Paul's teaching that through personal vicarious suffering we "make up" in our bodies what was "lacking" in the sufferings of Christ.
A government limited to the divinely appointed task of ensuring justice is the best preventative for viewing socialism as soteriological.
There is also a soteriological connection: Baptism brings, and Holy Communion renews, the gift of forgiveness.
In Beyond the Impasse, Pentecostal scholar Amos Yong proposes a fresh methodological approach to a theology of religions that is more firmly rooted in pneumatology, thereby restoring a more explicitly Trinitarian framework to a discussion that has often been framed solely by Christological and soteriological considerations.
It was obviously compiled in the belief that the precepts of an ancient sect which believed in reincarnation could nonetheless be useful to a community of monks, and more particularly since they possessed a "hidden energy"--not surprisingly, perhaps, given their original function as "cultic taboo-precepts," and given Pythagoras' own soteriological status as a holy man.
The soteriological ground looks to what God has already done for us.
However, the sound and detailed exegesis seldom leads to ideas which are new and exciting: except that the soteriological dimension to John's christological titles, which in any case clearly overlap, might be associated with various stages in the history and progress of the Johannine community.
Further chapters outline the lives of Gurdjieff and de Hartmann, with an emphasis on their musical activities and experiences; their compositional process; the different styles and sources of the music and in terms of Asian and Eastern folk music, Sayyid and Dervish music, and hymns; the manuscripts, published editions, and recordings;and the music's connection to Gurdjieff's theoretical ideas, life and teaching methods, and fundamental soteriological teaching and aims.