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Oct 25, James Mayuga rated it really liked it. Refuting a point by agreeing with it. But he cannot understand the regular traditionalist practice of simply ignoring all the Old Testament occurrences of these expressions, or of defining them instead by uninspired Jewish literature or even by the writings of pagans.
Aug 04, Tyrone Harbert rated it dfath was amazing. Bethany House Publishers,cloth, pages.
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Instead, they affirm, those who are redeemed by Christ will deatg “perish,” “die,” “corrupt” or be “destroyed. Tyler Amburgey marked it as to-read Jul 18, The truth is that I didn’t even mention the passage. Most traditionalists today reason from another basis. The conditionalist is confident that the ordinary person in the street can tell what the biblical words mean on their face. Are you sure you want to report it?
Rabbinic material contained in the Mishna, and in the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmuds, are also now dated from after the destruction of Jerusalem in A.
Some, who argued that every soul will live forever, denied that any soul will ever “die,” “perish,” “corrupt” or be “destroyed. Goodreads helps you mofey track of books you want to read. The body of the book is likewise frequen Sometimes, a book cites the wrong part of the Bible and is still a good book.
Virginia marked it as to-read Sep 09, Islamic Studies Louisiana Baptist University Even if afgerlife did, it might only mean they were importing into their Greek Old Testament a concept never found in the original Hebrew. He also agrees that immortality is a gift to be opened at the resurrection. In fact, he notes, the phrase “immortality of the soul” is “never found in Scripture,” because its authors wished to avoid “the pagan connotations” that term sometimes implies p.
He says they are capitulating to “liberalism” and a “weak view of Scripture” p.
Death and the Afterlife by Robert A. Morey
Apologetics Westminster Theological Seminary D. Theology Westminster Theological Seminary D. He does not claim that these words are always used literally. We must understand, robeet tell us, that words like “die,” “perish,” “destroy,” “perish” and “consume” — when used of the wicked — all mean something entirely different from what we might suspect.
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Does anyone really imagine that the family of a martyr about to die at the stake would find comfort in the explanation that their loved one will not perish but only change form from flesh and blood to smoke and ashes? However, Morey fails to mention that “fire and worms” in this text were “decay” in the original Hebrew, that the robery grandson changed it to “fire and worms” in the Roberf edition to suit a later doctrine, or that at least three other passages in Ecclesiasticus sound exactly like total destruction.
I don’t always agree with Morey, but he made me think a lot.
Death and the Afterlife by Robert A. Morey
Here conditionalists practically stand to applaud. And, unless we must accept that supposition, why should we not take at face value Scripture’s repeated warnings that those who go to hell will finally perish, die, corrupt and be destroyed?
Be the first to ask a question about Death and the Afterlife. As used here, a “conditionalist” is a person who holds that, because only God is inherently immortal deathlesshuman immortality is “conditional” and will be God’s gift to the redeemed deaty the resurrection.
Sivi Andre added it Nov 26, Yet Morey explains these very expressions exactly as do the conditionalists he opposes. Whether we think of first-century Greek or 21st-century English, therefore, the “plain meaning” of the Bible’s words aftrelife the conditionalist’s viewpoint and contradicts the traditionalist’s opinion.
Death and the Afterlife
Morey charges that conditionalists are people seeking to “silence their conscience,” “justify their wicked lives” and “defend their evil ways” p. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jarrett marked it as to-read Aftelrife 17, This book contains some of the most profound things I’ve ever read about hell – and many other things.