Importance of the Present Life Essay Plans

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A01

Explain religious views about the importance fo the present life.

Christianity

  • IS = preperation /actions determine afterlife /Inaugrated Eschatology /Process Theology /Justification / Sheep and Goats parable
  • IS NOT = predestination /double predestination /absolution /afterlife /martyrdom /premillenialists /Hick Soul-making /Justification

Buddhism

  • IS = law of karma / enlightenment / monks and nuns
  • IS NOT = one of many lives / final moment karma

Explain religious and secular views about the importance of the present life.

Christianity

  • IS = preperation /actions determine afterlife /Inaugrated Eschatology /Process Theology /Justification / Sheep and Goats parable
  • IS NOT = predestination /double predestination /absolution /afterlife /martydom /premillenialists /Hick Soul-making /Justification

Buddhism

  • IS = law of karma / enlightenment / monks and nuns
  • IS NOT = one of many lives / final moment karma 

Marxism

  • IS = should focus on making this life better /working towards libeation off mankind

Humanism

  • IS = remembered by our actions /only life is precious /give ourselves purpose and meaning

Materialism/Munch

  • IS = 
  • IS NOT not working towards and afterlife /doesn't matter how we act

Explain religious and secular views about the life to come.

Christianity (Life To Come)

  • RC doctrine of Heaven, Hell and Purgatory /Aquinas' Beautific Vision / Hick's Replica Theory

Buddhism (Life To Come

  • Anataman /Sky Burials /Law of Karma /Cyclical Belief

Hinduism (Life To Come)

  • Enlightenment /Cremations /Cyclical belief /Atman

Dualism

  • Thomistic View / Plato's doctrine of Recollection/ Cartesean Dualism / body and soul seperable

Humanism (Life To Come)

  • Humanist funerals /no afterlife / present life is wonderful enough

Materialism (Life To Come)

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