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What is N. T. Wright's book?
The Resurrection of the Son of God (2003)
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What does the English theologian argue?
That Jesus' resurrection marks the beginning of the restoration of creation that he will complete upon his return.
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Is there evidence in Greek philosophy of any belief in a bodily resurrection?
No.
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What did Homer have to say about resurrection?
Hades (abode of dead) is a place of shadows.
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What does the philosopher Plato say about resurrection?
Holds out the possibility of afterlife for the soul but not a bodily return to the present world.
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What is the OT belief in resurrection?
'vague and unfocused'
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What is the Hebrew Sheol?
(Plsce of dead) similar to Homer's Hades - people are asleep there; to wake them up is dangerous and forbidden.
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What does Psalm 73 express?
Post-mortem hope based on God's love in the present which will continue into the future.
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What do Isaiah 26 and Ezkiel 37 say about resurrection?
That is is part of hope for the whole nation and will happen to all God's people at the same time.
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What can Daniel 12 be interpreted as?
Astral resurrection.
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Where is the earliest statement of belief in bodily resurrection found?
Hosea 6.
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What did Platonists speak of?
Immortality only for the soul?
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What did Israelites believe in?
A physical resurrection.
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What did the Israelites not agree on?
Whether the resurrected body will be like the former body or different in some way.
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What does post-biblical Judaism believe?
People don't pass directly from death to resurrection but go through interim period after which death body will be reversed.
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What did some who believed in resurrection also believe in?
The coming of Messiah who would defeat God's enemies and establish God's rule.
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What biblical texts speak of bodily resurrection?
Isaiah 26, Ezekiel 37, Dnaiel 12 and 2 Maccabees.
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What does N.T. Wright say about resurrection?
'it is vital to help people understand that 'resurrection' does not mean 'life after death' but 'life AFTER ''life after death'' that is, a newely embodied life after a period of being bodily dead'
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What was the resurrection of body to almost all early Christians?
Their ultimate hope.
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What does early Christianity claim resurrection will be?
An act of new creation.
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What does early Christianity say resurrection won't be?
A simple return to the same sort of body as before or be a disembodied bliss.
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What do early Christians say resurrection will involve?
The gift of a new body with different properties.
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How is the new identity which is present kept safe?
By God in Heaven.
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What will happen at the moment of resurrection?
We will be brought from Heaven to earth.
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What do renewed bodies need?
Renewed earth.
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What are the 2 phases which early Christians belief resurrection comes in?
First the Messiah then at his coming all his people.
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In 1 Corinthians 15:18 what did early Christians speak of people being?
'asleep in Christ'
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How did Jesus not do what a Messiah was supposed to do?
He had not won decisive victory over Israel's enemies nor restored the Temple nor established God's reign in the world.
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Who is an example of a failed Messiah?
Judas the Galilean 6CE.
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Jesus wasn't resurrected to Heaven, what happened to him?
40 days after resurrection he was exalted to Heaven.
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What do we find about Jesus' body in the Gospels?
That it is not merely a spiritual presence nor merely resuscitated but transformed.
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What does John tell bewilderment stories about?
How Jesus' body was now significantly different with new properties.
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