SALVATION


SALVATION
   deliverance from disease, EVIL or spiritual bondage. JUDAISM and ISLAM regard it as obedience to the law of GOD as expressed in their respective SCRIPTURES. CHRISTIANITY sees salvation as the forgiveness of SIN and reconciliation with GOD through the death of CHRIST. HINDUISM and BUDDHISM essentially see salvation as release from SASRA through a breaking of the bonds of KARMA.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Salvation — • Salvation has in Scriptural language the general meaning of liberation from straitened circumstances or from other evils, and of a translation into a state of freedom and security Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Salvation      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Salvation — Sal*va tion, n. [OE. salvacioun, sauvacion, F. salvation, fr. L. salvatio, fr. salvare to save. See {Save}.] 1. The act of saving; preservation or deliverance from destruction, danger, or great calamity. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) The redemption… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salvation — (англ.; рус. Спасение): «Salvation»  сингл калифорнийской панк рок группы Rancid из альбома Let’s Go (1995). «Salvation»  сингл ирландской рок группы The Cranberries из альбома To the Faithful Departed (1996) «Salvation»  сингл… …   Википедия

  • salvation — ⇒SALVATION, subst. fém. A. Rare. Action d être sauvé, d échapper à l oubli, la ruine, la mort. La dernière fois que je la vis [une peinture d Ingres] (...) elle était devenue presque invisible et sans espoir de salvation (TOULET, Corresp. avec un …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • salvation — early 13c., originally in the Christian sense, from O.Fr. salvaciun, from L.L. salvationem (nom. salvatio, a Church Latin translation of Gk. soteria), noun of action from salvare to save (see SAVE (Cf. save)). In general (non religious) sense,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • salvation — ► NOUN 1) Theology deliverance from sin and its consequences, believed by Christians to be brought about by faith in Christ. 2) preservation or deliverance from harm, ruin, or loss. 3) (one s salvation) a source or means of being saved in this… …   English terms dictionary

  • salvation — [sal vā′shən] n. [ME salvacioun < OFr salvation < LL(Ec) salvatio < L salvatus, pp. of salvare, to SAVE1] 1. a saving or being saved from danger, evil, difficulty, destruction, etc.; rescue 2. a person or thing that is a means, cause, or …   English World dictionary

  • Salvation — (v. lat.), 1) Rettung; 2) Vertheidigung, Verwahrung; daher Salvationsschrift, so v.w. Deductionsschrift, s.u. Deduction 6) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Salvation — Salvatiōn (lat.), Rettung, Verwahrung; Salvationsschrift, Verteidigungsschrift …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • salvation — index discharge (liberation), emancipation, mainstay, preservation, protection, redemption, rehabilitation …   Law dictionary

  • salvation — [n] rescue, saving conservancy, conservation, deliverance, emancipation, escape, exemption, extrication, keeping, liberation, lifeline, pardon, preserval, preservation, redemption, release, reprieve, restoration, safekeeping, sustentation;… …   New thesaurus


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