This book begins by arguing that early Greek reflection on the afterlife and immortality insisted on the importance of the physical body whereas a wealth of Jewish texts from the Hebrew Bible, Second Temple Judaism and early (Pauline) Christianity understood post-mortem existence to be that of the soul alone. Changes begin to appear in the later New Testament where the importance of the afterlife of the physical body became essential, and such thoughts continued into the period of the early Church where the significance of the physical body in post-mortem existence became a point of theological orthodoxy. This book will assert that the influx of Greco-Romans into the early Church changed the direction of Christian thought towards one which included the body. At the same time, the ideological and polemical thrust of an eternal tortuous afterlife for the wicked became essential.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-22 - Publisher: Routledge
This book begins by arguing that early Greek reflection on the afterlife and immortality insisted on the importance of the physical body whereas a wealth of Jewish texts from the Hebrew Bible, Second Temple Judaism and early (Pauline) Christianity understood post-mortem existence to be that of the soul alone. Changes
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-12 - Publisher: New World Library
World-renowned psychic medium and Oxford-educated attorney Mark Anthony bridges the divide between faith and science in this fascinating afterlife exploration, taking you around the globe, from the cosmic to the subatomic, and into the human soul itself. Combining physics, neuroscience, and riveting true stories, this book: • reveals how our
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-16 - Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
Tales From the Afterlife takes the reader on an imaginative journey through death to the life that awaits us all on the other side. Our beliefs thoughts and expectations have a powerful influence on the ease with which we make that transition although help and guidance is always on hand.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-26 - Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
Let's Talk About Rites of Passage, Deity and the Afterlife is written for children aged 7 - 11. It offers a general Pagan view on major life points such as birth, marriage and death as well as Pagan views of the afterlife, Summerland or the next world. It also looks
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11 - Publisher: Xulon Press
The Facts of Afterlife combats effectively the modern "Jesus died spiritually" heresy; puts biblical light on the present-day return to life testimonies; answers questions as to the afterlife conditions of Old Testament righteous/unrighteous deceased; and unravels the mystery of Jesus three-days activity after His death on Calvary and prior to