Resurrection, Hell and the Afterlife Hardback

Body and Soul in Antiquity, Judaism and Early Christianity

by Mark Finney;

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Resurrection, Hell and the Afterlife

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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.

Resurrection, Hell and the Afterlife by Mark Finney was published by Taylor & Francis Ltd in April 2016. The ISBN for Resurrection, Hell and the Afterlife is 9781138647657.

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Details for Resurrection, Hell and the Afterlife

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd (April 2016)
Number of Pages216
Thickness18 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4373215
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