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William Hupy
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Postby William Hupy » Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:34 pm

I just ran across this word and am interested if anyone has had contact with it previously.
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Re: salvific

Postby Perry Lassiter » Wed Jan 08, 2014 6:22 pm

It is frequently used in religious circles. Someone might say for example "the salvific importance of the cross comes from…" I would not say it is a common word, but anyone who reads serious religious stuff will encounter it now and then.

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Re: salvific

Postby Philip Hudson » Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:22 am

As with Perry, this word is familiar to me. It simply means, "that which is able to save". To a Christian, the crucifixion, death and resurrection of Jesus is the necessary and sufficient salvific truth.
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