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Catholic sacrament; a priest anoints a dying person with oil and prays for salvation anointing of the sick , extreme unction , last rites
(Hinduism) loving devotion to a deity leading to salvation and Nirvana; open to all persons independent of caste or sex bhakti
theological system of John Calvin and his followers emphasizing omnipotence of God and salvation by grace alone Calvinism
(Melanesia) one of several millenarian cults that believe salvation will come in the form of wealth (`cargo') brought by westerners; some ascribe divine attributes to westerners on first contact (especially to missionaries) cargo cult
stresses the importance of personal conversion and faith as the means of salvation evangelicalism
(theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind) foreordination , predestination , predetermination , preordination
major school of Buddhism teaching personal salvation through one's own efforts Hinayana
Roman Catholic doctrine of Cornelis Jansen and his disciples; salvation is limited to those who are subject to supernatural determinism and the rest are assigned to perdition Jansenism
form of Christian theology (developed by South American Roman Catholics) that emphasizes social and political liberation as the anticipation of ultimate salvation liberation theology
German theologian who led the Reformation; believed that salvation is granted on the basis of faith rather than deeds (1483-1546) Luther , Martin Luther
major school of Buddhism teaching social concern and universal salvation; China; Japan; Tibet; Nepal; Korea; Mongolia Mahayana
one of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing a common search for universal salvation especially through faith alone; the dominant religion of China and Tibet and Japan Mahayana , Mahayana Buddhism
branch of Christian theology that deals with salvation as the effect of a divine agency soteriology
theological doctrine that salvation results from the interaction of human will and divine grace synergism
one of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing personal salvation through your own efforts; a conservative form of Buddhism that adheres to Pali scriptures and the non-theistic ideal of self purification to Nirvana; the dominant religion of Sri Theravada , Theravada Buddhism
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