Life After Death- Problem of Evil

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what is a dualistic view of what happens when you die?
reincarnation
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what is reincarnation?
belief that the soul of a body is eternal, it is reborn into new bodies after it dies
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what is the impact of karma on the reincarnation of the soul?
the status of the body in which the soul is reincarnated into depends on the actions of the body and soul in the previous body
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how did Geach criticise reincarnation?
there is no link between the previous and current life so what is the point?
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what did augustine think happened when people died?
they went to heaven or hell
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how did augustine justify the existence of hell?
augustinian theodicy- humans born with original sin due to eve eating the apple and causing the fall so punishment is just
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what did irenaeus think happened when people died?
that everyone went to heaven
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how did irenaeus justify evil and suffering?
suffering helps us close the epistemic distance between humans and God, life is soul making and suffering helps us learn
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