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soteriology (noun) – The branch of theology dealing with the nature and means of salvation.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1847, in reference to health; 1864 in reference to salvation, from German soteriologie, from Greek soteria “preservation, salvation,” from soizein “save, preserve,” related to sos “safe, healthy,” of uncertain origin (perhaps from PIE root *teue- “to swell”). With -ology.