soteriological

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From soteriology +‎ -ical, after German soteriologisch.

PronunciationEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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).
Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 18:07