Resurrection

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what does resurrection mean?
From the Latin word, meaning 'raised up again'
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what gets resurrected?
the body and soul. (but what type of body, a new body/a spiritual body?- philosophical problem)
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western religions that believe in resurrection?
Judiasm, Islam and Christianity
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evidence for resurrection?
Ezekiel 37: god shows Ezekiel a valley of dry bones and states that he is able to ‘make these live again'
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evidence for resurrection?
Gospels: Jesus- 'I am the resurrection and the life'
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strengths of resurrection- Bible, traditional teaching
Jesus was resurrected so Christians should hope to be resurrected too.
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Gives comfort, reassuring you that you will see your loved ones again. strength or weakness?
Strength. However it can give false hope
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Aquinas and Aristotle- strength
mind and body go together 'the natural condition of the human soul is to be united with a body'
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weakness of resurrection
it may not be persuasive for non-believers as it is based on scripture e.g the Bible
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Is resurrection believeable in the 21st century? weakness
the idea of the human body being re-made is mytholoigcal and strange. Is this really plausible in the 21st century?
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What about evidence for resurrection?
There is no real empirical evidence of people being resurrected. Athiest view
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what kind of theory is it?
monist- the mind and body are together
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Pascals wager
Better to believe in God and be rewarded in heaven rather than not and be immoral and punished in hell
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Bible
traditional teaching of God
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