Religious Studies: Body and Soul

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What do Christians believe the body houses?
The soul/spirit
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What do some Christians think happens when the body dies?
The soil goes to be reunited with God
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What does the Apostles Creed say what happens when the body dies?
'I believe...in the resurrection of the body'
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What do some Christians debate about the Apostles Creed quote?
Whether it is on about the physical or spiritual body.
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What might Christians refer to when arguing that the physical body can be resurrected?
Refer to St Paul - Proof of this is with Jesus as God raised him to the God. Christian believe that this will happen to them too after death of they believe.
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What do many christians believe about the body and soul?
That they are sometimes in conflict with each other.
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Why are the body and soul sometimes at conflict with each other?
The body wants its desires and pleasures to be fulfilled whilst the soul wants to please God.
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What advice was offered by St Paul? What does this indicate?
That people should let the spirit guide them - indicating that it is the soul that is more important than the physical body.
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What don't christians believe in? Why?
The idea of reincarnation - they accept that there is only one life on death and life after death is not a physical world .
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Christians do believe in a day of what? What will happen on this day?
Judgement - where there will be a resurrection of the body. Everyone will be made to account for there actions on this day and God will judge them on their faith and actions on earth.
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For which three reasons do Christians believe in the immortality of the soul?
Jesus conquered death when he was resurrected&ascended in2 Heaven.seems 2 b something non-material&immortal about humanmind.There're references in gospels 2 Abraham,Moses&Elijah appearing on earth w/Jesus suggesting they live on in a spiritual realms
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What do Christians believe every person has? What is this separate from?
A soul which i separate from the physical body.
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What lives on after the body dies?
The immortal soul.
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What is the belief that a soul makes humans?
distinct from all other creatures
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Why would a Christian use the teaching from the Bible God 'created man in his own image' in this topic?
to show that it sets us apart from all other creatures and suggests we have a divine spark.
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Why does the genesis story say the way creatures and man was formed.
Creatures: were formed out of the ground. Man (adam): was formed from dust of the ground and God 'breathed into his nostrils the breath of life'
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How/what would many Christians interpret how humans were formed from the genesis creation story?
That it means we have a soul, a part of us that lives on even after the body dies and makes each human distinct and unique from all others.
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What would many Christians suggest about the soul and God?
That it is the spiritual part of humans that is connected to God.
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Give four common ideas of the soul.
the part of a human that isn't physical, the part that lives on after the body has died, the spiritual aspect of a human that makes each person unique from every other, and the part of a human that allows them to relate to God
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Christians believe that humans have a mind and body, but what would they also argue?
That there is something to us - making us unique - a soul.
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What do Christians believe about the soul.
That every human has one and it is invisible and lives on forever.
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What do Christians often see the soul as a part of?
A person that makes them unique.
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What is likely to affect a persons views about death and life after death?
What a person believes about the soul.
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What might a person who believes they have a soul believe about death?
That death isn't the end.
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What might a person who believes they don't have an eternal soul believe about death?
That there is nothing beyond earthly life.
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