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Immortality of the soul or resurrection of the body?

Gerald Munro

Immortality of the soul or resurrection of the body?

The problem of the self and it"s survival after death in reincarnation and Christianity.

by Gerald Munro

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Published by University of East London in London .
Written in English


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Thesis (PH.D. Department of Combined Social Sciences) - University of East London, 1994.

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Open LibraryOL16486823M

The soul cannot be perfectly happy unless the whole of us, body and soul, enjoys the rewards that God has promised to those who love Him. All Human Beings Will Rise Again Although the stress in Scripture is on the resurrection of the just, faith tells us that all human beings, the . As the body is the partner of the soul's crimes, and the companion of her virtues, the justice of God seems to demand that the body be the sharer in the soul's punishment and reward. As the soul separated from the body is naturally imperfect, the consummation of its happiness, replete with every good, seems to demand the resurrection of the body.

  As seen earlier, Church Fathers studied the doctrine of the resurrection of the body with these two Greek analogies, and this allowed them to establish two vital principles to keep in view: the resurrection of the body and the immortality of the soul as volitional acts of God, and the identical body in life and resurrection.   1. Resurrection Is Not Immortality of the Soul. Greek philosophers saw the body as the prison house of the soul. The material world was considered corrupt, fallen, and evil. Thus, the goal of salvation was to escape the physical realm and to be freed from its shackles. But in Hebrew thought, the material world is considered good. The soul.

Download On The Immortality Of The Soul The Resurrection Of The Body The Glorious Millennium The Most Glorious Kingdom Of God And The Prophet Daniels Numbers full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. On The Immortality Of The Soul The Resurrection Of The Body The Glorious Millennium The Most Glorious Kingdom Of God . characterized, as suggested by the title of the book, immortality of the soul or resurrection of the dead. The Biblical view of human nature and destiny has attracted considerable scholarly attention in recent years. Leading scholars of different religious persuasions have addressed this question in articles and books.


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The book did address the suggestions of the influence of Greek thought's influence on the Christian understanding of the immortality of the Soul and the Resurrection of the body in a manner that was clear.

When all is said and done, that was the point of the book. Considering its length and the subject, this little book was well worth the by: Immortality of the Soul or the Resurrection of the Body book.

Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Job asked, ‘How long will you torment my soul’ Job He strongly opposed oe who held to the biblical view that the soul is the animating principle of the body, which is mortal until God confers upon it the gift of immortality at the Resurrection.

The immortality of the soul. Human beings seem always to have had some notion of a shadowy double that survives the death of the body.

But the idea of the soul as a mental entity, with intellectual and moral qualities, interacting with a physical organism but capable of continuing after its dissolution, derives in Western thought from Plato and entered into Judaism during approximately the.

Why we believe that the main Christian hope is the resurrection of the body, not just the immortality of the soul. Desiring God Logo Articles Sermons Topics Books. The Immortality of the Soul and the Resurrection of the Dead An article on eschatology which offers a clear overview of the problem and the Christian answer to it.

the Soul and the Resurrection 15Gregory of Nyssa. On the Soul and the Resurrection _____ Adult Patristics Study - "On the Soul and the Resurrection" 3 body, and b) if the soul is of a different nature than the body it cannot be in it and if it is not in the body it cannot exist at all since there is no other place where it could be.

the soul, viz. the resurrection of the body, is not an essential affirmation for the first Christians but simply an accommodation to the mythological expressions of the thought of their time, and that the heart of the matter is the immortality of the soul.

A blessed immortality awaiting the spirit while the bones rest in the earth is mentioned in Jubilees xxiii. 31 and Enoch iii. Immortality, the “dwelling near God’s throne” “free from the load of the body,” is “the fruit of righteousness,” says the Book of Wisdom (i.

15; iii. 4; iv. 1; viii. 13, 17; xv. The body decays while the eternal soul is freed from the shackles of earthly existence to live on in some other realm. As the church moved into a world dominated by a Greek philosophical worldview, emphasis on the immortality of the soul came to overshadow belief in resurrection of the body.

If immortality of the soul is the case of the immortal soul freed from the body, we might have expected a more Socratic Jesus. Instead he is frightened, reduced to tears.

This is why the Third Day is such a shocking, shattering surprise. Immortality is being snatched from this. In the Book of Job first the longing for a resurrection is expressed (xiv. ), and then, if the Masoretic text may be trusted, a passing conviction that such a resurrection will occur (xix.

25, 26). The older Hebrew conception of life regarded the nation so entirely as a unit that no individual mortality or immortality was considered. E-Books: PDF version. “A person is composed by body and soul.

The body is the physical flesh-and-blood "shell” that works as a house for the soul. If the souls be in heaven, in as great glory as the angels, after your doctrine, show me what cause should be of the resurrection ”.

The immortality of the soul doctrine is unbiblical. The book did address the suggestions of the influence of Greek thought's influence on the Christian understanding of the immortality of the Soul and the Resurrection of the body in a manner that was clear.

When all is said and done, that was the point of the book. Considering its length and the subject, this little book was well worth the read. The main emphasis was then, as in Nygren's opinion it should ever be, rather on the "Resurrection of the body" than on the "Immortality of the soul." An Anglican erudite of the 17th century, Henry Dodwell (, one-time Camden "Praelector" of History in the University of Oxford), published in London a curious book, under a rather.

At the close of the medieval period, the modern era brought a shift in Christian thinking from an emphasis on the resurrection of the body back to the immortality of the soul. This shift was a result of a change in the zeitgeist, as a reaction to the Renaissance and later to the Enlightenment.

Resurrection or immortality of the soul. Resurrection or life immediately after death. The origins of the doctrine of the “immortality of the soul” Examination of Scriptures used to back up the doctrine of life immediately after death.

Absent with the body, present with the Lord. Lazarus and the rich man. It was the resurrection body that he depicted, not the immortal soul.

Similarly, another artist, John Sebastian Bach, has made it possible for us to hear, in the Credo of the Mass in B Minor, the musical interpretation of the words of this ancient creed which faithfully reproduces the New Testament faith in Christ’s resurrection and our own.

RevelationUnder the altar souls. In Hebraic biblical thought, the earth is the altar (see The ArtScroll Tehilim/Psalms Commentary on Ps ), and at death, the soul is not immortal, but simply goes into the grave with the body awaiting the resurrection (Ps ; Ezek ).

Below is a brief discussion on the origins of the idea of the immortality of the soul. Transcript Kevin Allen:There are so many metaphysical ideas and theories in our neo-paganized world hear about reincarnation and the duality of the soul and the body, and the near-death experience, the light at the end of the tunnel, and so on, in the literature, that the traditional Christian understanding of the resurrection of the dead sometimes gets lost in the metaphysical.

The Philosophy of the Immortality of the Soul and the Resurrection of the Human Body The Philosophy of the Immortality of the Soul and the Resurrection of the Human Body, John Henry Freese: Editor: John Henry Freese: Publisher: Emily Faithfull, Original from: the New York Public Library: Digitized: Length: pages.

The fact that a person must "seek for immortality" and immortality must be "put on" at the resurrection is conclusive proof that a person does not now have it. If Romans and 1 Corinthians teaches nothing more, it teaches that no part of a person now possess immortality.Jesus' Bodily Resurrection Teaches Immortality For the Whole Man in Both Body and Soul.

By David J. Stewart | June 1st Corinthians“For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.”.

I was looking through my old book collection today and found a great book called, “JESUS CHRIST IS ALIVE,” by Dr. Laurence W. Miller, written in