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Salvational and Salvific Definitions

Salvational

Preservation or deliverance from destruction, difficulty, or evil.

Salvific

Having the intention or power to bring about salvation or redemption
"the doctrine that only a perfect male form can incarnate God fully and be salvific" (Rita N. Brock).

Salvational

A source, means, or cause of such preservation or deliverance.

Salvific

Able or intending to provide salvation or redemption.

Salvational

Deliverance from the power or penalty of sin; redemption.
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Salvific

Tending to save or secure safety.

Salvational

In religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism, deliverance from the cycle of rebirth and suffering.

Salvific

Intending to admit to salvation

Salvational

The agent or means that brings about such deliverance.

Salvational

Of or pertaining to salvation.
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