Character 8
Hyphenation sal vif ic
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Salvific"

What do we mean by salvific?

Having the intention or power to bring about salvation or redemption. adjective

Tending to save or secure safety.

Tending to save or secure safety. adjective

Able or intending to provide salvation or redemption. adjective

Pertaining to the power of salvation or redemption adjective

Able or intending to provide salvation or redemption.

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The word "salvific" in example sentences

I don't know about you guys, but I'm still having trouble with the word "salvific" It just sounds like some kind of unguent to me … ❋ Unknown (2008)

Such a position registers its own anxieties on the fragility of its privilege, and subscribes to its own political theology in cleaving to the salvific power of reason in political life. ❋ Feisal G. Mohamed (2011)

We all know that a "coffee break" within any utterly intense and seemingly impossible discussion can be salvific. ❋ Rev. Malcolm Boyd (2012)

Example 2: An excerpt (and note the salvific sense conveyed in the titles alone) from A Vision of the Grail, pub. 1992, in a chapter titled The Code of Codes, by molecular biologist (and Nobelist, no less) Walter Gilbert: ❋ Unknown (2010)

It is priests who are called to perpetuate this salvific mystery from century to century. ... ❋ Unknown (2009)

Similarly, the new expressions of the Church's ages-old faith [2] is intended to arouse faith and to convey the salvific value of what God has revealed so that modern man may discover the "meaning for life" of what the Church teaches. ❋ Unknown (2009)

One can expect the secularist hordes, lead by the likes of Obama, to attack the Church but this fifth column is of grave concern on a salvific, moral, theological and social level. ❋ Unknown (2009)

In summary, a well grounded skepticism is needed when scientists cum advocates seek immense governmental funding for their highly leveraged and purportedly salvific visions. ❋ Unknown (2010)

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