The author, tutor at the London College of Divinity, presents here a study of the of the Nebrew and Greek terms translated as ""salvation."" The successive of this biblical idea are presented as understood by the Jewish and Gentile religious communities in biblical periods. Salvation as understood in the Old Testament, the testamental period, and the New Testament, is examined, with particular to the teachings of Jesus and the thought of Paul. Throughout, the study with considerable attention to particular texts, and there is evidence of me scholarship at work at many points. The closing pages are addressed to the of what the term, with its ancient connotations, can mean for modern man. The book should be of interest to students and theologians, and to parish clergy.