soteriology

  1. In what sense do Presbyterians consider Christ's sacrifice "perfect"?

  2. What do proponents of "Free Grace" theology believe about the salvation of Judas?
  3. What are Jehovah's Witnesses beliefs on how those who died before Jesus, or before JWs existed, will gain salvation?

  4. In which writings does Tertullian apply the concept of satisfaction to salvation?

  5. According to Catholicism, if someone receives last rites, is everything forgiven?

  6. What was it about the death of Jesus that allows God to forgive us?

  7. Are there any Christian denominations that don't believe Jesus is the only way to salvation?

  8. How is the 'New Perspective on Paul' different from Catholicism with respect to good works?

  9. How were people saved before ~33AD?

  10. Understanding Zechariah's prophecy in Luke 1 as a Protestant, Evangelical Dispensationalist believer
  11. Who does John 6:40 refer to according to Reformed theology?
  12. Is the choice, or decision, to accept Salvation through Jesus Christ a Work?
  13. How does Matthew 25:31-46 ("The Sheep and the Goats") reconcile with salvation by faith?

  14. What is the distinction between Justification and Salvation? (Reformed point of view)
  15. What is Lordship Salvation?

  16. Refute perceived differences in the Gospel between Peter and Paul from Sola Scriptura perspective

  17. What is the/any Arminian/Catholic interpretation of Hebrews 10:14?
  18. What is Heaven like according to Catholics?

  19. Is the Promise of Regeneration Enunciated in the Old Testament?

  20. Purgatory for those who are saved outside The Church

  21. Where Does Jesus Say "I will save humanity"?
  22. Did Jesus actually ever say "if you don't believe in me you will go to hell"?
  23. What is Christ's role in salvation according to Arian theology?
  24. How do Evangelicals understand "holy children" in 1 Cor 7:14, with respect to the salvation of children dying in infancy?
  25. What caused the shift from "Faith Of Christ" to "Faith In Christ" in modern translations?

  26. What is an overview of interpretations of "all Israel will be saved" in Romans 11:26? (Catholic/Protestant overview)

  27. Salvation for Protestants who knowingly reject Catholicism?

  28. What is the biblical basis for the belief that Jesus' death made satisfaction for individual sins?
  29. What did salvation mean to the Israelite people of the OT?
  30. Is Luther really the originator of "We are saved by faith alone, but the faith that saves is never alone"?

  31. Are some people born without hope?
  32. How do Reformed theologians interpret 1 Corinthians 9:27?
  33. According to Calvinists, is each person "dead in sin" at birth, or only after committing a sin?
  34. According to Catholicism, does the last judgement include a last chance to reconcile?
  35. How can 1 Corinthians 15:3 be reconciled with Calvinism and limited atonement?
  36. Was St. John Chrysostom Pelagian?

  37. What is the biblical basis for the claim that Jesus took on the sins of mankind?

  38. Why aren't all unbelievers given a "Road to Damascus" moment, according to Catholicism?

  39. How do sola fide adherents explain The Parable of the Ten Virgins?

  40. What was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s understanding of salvation?
  41. How do proponents of Apokatastasis deal with the "Everlasting punishment" texts in scripture?

  42. Do Lutherans define Justification and Atonement as different things?

  43. What is the scriptural basis that the Devil or Satan understood God's salvation plan?
  44. According to open theism, did God know that the crucifixion of Jesus would benefit anyone after him?
  45. Does my monk go to heaven?
  46. Will good, God-fearing people who don't believe in Jesus' divinity be excluded from Heaven?
  47. How does repentance fit into the doctrine of sola fide ("by faith alone")?

  48. Was the Second Council of Quierzy (853) controlled by Hincmar against the Augustinians?

  49. Where can I find the text of the documents produced at the Council of Quiercy (853)?

  50. What, exactly, happened to the good thief on the cross, and why? (Catholic perspective)

  51. Can a person lose salvation if publicly denies Jesus but keeps living a christian life? (Catholic)

  52. Is there a significant difference between salvation by faith with works and salvation by faith and works?

  53. How do Arminians understand the doctrine of Unlimited Atonement in a way that does not make God unjust?

  54. When and where does the statement, "Christ paid the penalty for our sins" first appear?
  55. What is the distinction between Justification and Salvation? (Orthodox/Greek/Eastern View)

  56. Since God provided for the forgiveness of sins in the Old Testament, why do we need Jesus?

  57. Is there a recognised soteriology that combines selective election for some and general election for everyone else?

  58. What is the Biblical basis for multiple judgments after death?

  59. What did John Wycliffe teach about the fate of infants who die?

  60. What is the biblical basis for the doctrine of the loss of salvation?

  61. How could Adam and Eve lose their just standing before God if it was given to them as a Grace and not earned?
  62. Do the Catholic Church ex cathedra pronouncements about necessity of Catholicism to be saved still apply?
  63. According to the Catholic Church, do conjoined twins have two souls?

  64. Do Lutherans believe that the sacraments are necessary for salvation (similar to Catholics), and if so, how do they reconcile this with Sola Fide?
  65. Where does the Scripture say that you need to be in the state of Divine Grace in order to go to Heaven?
  66. Do good works always express saving faith in Christ, even when that faith is not explicit?

  67. Who first explicitly understood "works of the law" in Galatians 3:10 as referring to only the ritual law, and not the Mosaic law generally?
  68. Do Catholics subscribe to the "once saved, always saved" doctrine that many evangelical Christians believe in?

  69. Is the "sinner's prayer" important for salvation and why?
  70. According to Reformed Theology do non-trinitarians go to hell?

  71. Without Hell, from what does Jesus save?

  72. Saviour of all people, ESPECIALLY of those who believe

  73. How do Protestantism and the LDS Church differ as to what is required for a believer to attain salvation and eternal life?

  74. Does the Lumen Gentium dogmatic constitution say that non-Catholic Christians cannot be saved?
  75. Can an atheist go to heaven?
  76. What are the primary differences and implications of a propitiatory view of the atonement versus an expiatory view?
  77. Which theory of the atonement did C. S. Lewis hold?
  78. Jesus said he was sent only for the lost sheep of Israel, so what is their destiny, according to Catholicism?
  79. How do proponents of sola fide explain Titus 1:16?

  80. What is the Biblical basis for saying that we won't have a second chance to be saved after we die?

  81. What are the soteriological implications of Arianism?
  82. What is the will of the Father according to the LDS vewpoint?

  83. How do the proponents of the doctrine that salvation can't be lost usually explain Matthew 7:21-23?

  84. How can there be Five Sola's (Solae) in Reformed theology?

  85. How do opponents of Penal Substitution explain God's declaration that He "will not leave the guilty unpunished"?

  86. What is the biblical basis for the imputation of Christ's righteousness to believers?
  87. 7th day adventists...will the saved ultimately take on a new form in the kingdom of God?

  88. In Federal Vision theology, what is the difference between decisional regeneration and presupposed regeneration?
  89. What is an overview of Lutheran faith-alone systematically taught before Martin Luther?

  90. Did Satan really not understand God's salvation plan?
  91. Was eternal life promised by the Mosaic Law?

  92. Did any Jesuit opponents of early Jansenism argue that Augustine was wrong on any points?
  93. What is the biblical basis used by Reformed theologians to argue that all those dying in infancy are saved?

  94. Do parts of Hebrews 3 and 4 imply that saved Christians can become unsaved?

  95. What is the distinction between Justification and Salvation? (Swedenborgian View)

  96. What is the distinction between Justification and Salvation? (Roman Catholic view)

  97. Is Lutheran confession necessary for salvation?

  98. What is the Roman Catholic method of salvation?

  99. What do Evangelical Protestants mean by "receive Jesus"?
  100. Basis for the concept of an "Age of accountability"