1. Why do protestants reject the idea of purgatory
- • Protestants tend to reject the doctrine because it contradicts biblical teaching and suggests that JC’s sacrifice on the cross was not the final act of salvation.
- Protestants tend to reject the doctrine because their is no biblical evidence
- Protestants tend to reject the doctrine because it is illogical
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2. Which biblical passage potentially suggests the existance of purgatory?
- Matthew 7:21-23
- Romans 12
- Corinthians 3:11-15
- Ephesians 5
- study of man and the soul
- theology concerned with death, judgement and the final destiny of the soul and humankind
- Another word for heaven within the bible
4. What is the Tent analogy used to descibe our experince in the afterlife?
- Gods kingdom, like a tent, can be anywhere we wish it to be depending on individual experience
- as a tent can be replaced by a more solid structure, in the afterlife our temporal physical body is replaced by a more substantial eternal shelter
- Our permanent body is replaced with a tempoary structure, like a tent, in heaven
5. What does Bernard Williams critise about heaven and hell?
- questions whether eternity in heaven would be desirable. If we had perfect bodies, no physical limitations, and whatever we wanted to do, would it get boring?
- There is no empirical evidence for heaven and therefore no logical reason to beleive in it
- The afterlife acts purely as a comfort blanket to indicudals who dislike their life/ hope for something better than their current situation. It is purely wish fufuilment