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Salvation
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Overview

What Christianity has to say about salvation (Soteriology) is essentially bound up with the name and history of Jesus Christ (Acts 4:12, “There is salvation in no one else …”). This verse expresses a universal claim and distinguishes it from, or even contradicts, what other religions and worldviews have to say…

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Fahlbusch, Erwin, Roloff, Jürgen, Stöhr, Martin, Ciobotea, Dan-Ilie, Wagner, Harald, Ringshausen, Gerhard and Blaser, Klauspeter, “Salvation”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 19 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_S.14>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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