Life After Death

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Life After DeathTopic 6
LIFE AFTER DEATH
LIFE AFTER DEATH
THINKERS IN FAVOUR OF LIFE AFTER DEATH: IRANEUS, HICK, PLATO, KANT, DESCARTES, CALVIN (JOHN), ST PAUL
THINKERS AGAINST THE IDEA OF LIFE AFTER DEATH: MARX, DAWKINS
THE SOUL
THINKERS IN FAVOUR OF THE IDEA OF A SOUL: PLATO, KANT, DESCARTES
THINKERS AGAINST THE IDEA OF THE SOUL: ARISTOTLE, DAWKINS
IRANEUS
WE USE EVIL TO FORM OURSELVES
SOUL MAKING THEODICY
O HUMANS WERE CREATED IN THE IMAGE AND LIKENESS OF GOD.
O WE ARE IN AN IMMATURE MORAL STATE, THOUGH WE HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR MORAL PERFECTION.
O THROUGHOUT OUR LIVES WE CHANGE FROM BEING HUMAN ANIMALS TO `CHILDREN OF GOD'.
O THIS IS A CHOICE MADE AFTER STRUGGLE AND EXPERIENCE, AS WE CHOOSE GOD RATHER THAN OUR BASER INSTINCT.
O THERE ARE NO ANGELS OR EXTERNAL FORCES AT WORK HERE.
O GOD BRINGS IN SUFFERING FOR THE BENEFIT OF HUMANITY.
O FROM IT WE LEARN POSITIVE VALUES, AND ABOUT THE WORLD AROUND US.
SUFFERING IS A NECESSARY PART OF LIFE
O IT HELPS YOU TO DEVELOP A "REAL" FAITH
THE SOUL MAKING PROCESS CONTINUES AFTER DEATH
HICK
THE BODY AND SOUL ARE ONE (SEE MIND BODY PROBLEM BELOW)
PLATO
DUALIST APPROACH: A PRIORI RATIONAL ARGUMENT
THE SOUL EXISTS AND IS JUDGED AFTER DEATH
O THE SOUL IS THEN REBORN INTO ANOTHER BODY `THE TRANSMIGRATION OF THE SOUL'
REALM OF THE FORMS
KANT
THERE IS LIFE AFTER DEATH
LIFE AFTER DEATH IS SOMETHING THAT MORALITY PRESUPPOSES AND THEREFORE WE MUST BELIEVE IF WE ARE TO BE MORAL AGENTS
DESCARTES
THE SOUL IS DISTINCT FROM THE BODY
CALVIN (JOHN)
DIVINE ELECTION
O SOME PEOPLE ARE PREDESTINED TO HAVE A RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD, OTHERS ARE NOT
HEAVEN OR HELL ARE NOT HUMAN CHOICE- GOD'S ELECT IS MYSTERY, ONLY GOD KNOWS WHO WILL BE SAVED
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ST PAUL'S IDEA OF HEAVEN
"FOR NOW WE SEE A MIRROR DIMMED, BUT THEN WE WILL SEE FACE TO FACE"- 1 CORINTHIANS
BUDDHISTS
ENERGY SURVIVES AFTER DEATH AND AFFECTS A GOOD/ BAD KARMIC REBIRTH
REBORN IN A PURE LAND?
REBORN INTO ONE OF THE 6 REALMS?
CATHOLIC CHURCH
THE ULTIMATE END AND THE FULFILMENT OF THE DEEPEST HUMAN HAPPINESS
PURGATORY
O A PLACE WHERE ALL PEOPLE WHO DIE IN RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD BUT ARE NOT YET PERFECT AND ARE PURIFIED AFTER…read more

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YOUR DESTINY IS IN YOUR OWN HANDS, YOU CHOSE TO ACCEPT OR REJECT GOD
SWINBURNE
A FAILURE TO LET A PERSON CHOOSE TO BE BAD WOULD MEAN THAT GOD DOES NOT GIVE US REAL FREE WILL ABOUT WHAT SORT OF PERSON
WE ARE
O "IT IS GOOD THAT GOD SHOULD ALLOW PEOPLE THE CHOICE OF FORMING THEIR CHARACTERS IN SUCH A WAY AS TO NOT BE OPEN
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DAWKINS
DAWKINS HOLDS THAT THE `SOUL' IS NOTHING MORE THAN A MYTHOLOGICAL CONCEPT, INVENTED BY PRIMITIVE PEOPLE.…read more

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