Samuele Bacchiocchi, Ph. D. CHAPTER I .. strongly objected to his book Immortality of the Soul or Resurrection of the Dead? He wrote: “No other publication of. Front Cover. Samuele Bacchiocchi. Biblical Perspectives, – Future life – pages Bibliographic information. QR code for Immortality Or Resurrection?. Dr. Samuele Bacchiocchi builds upon recent research and challenges Christians to recover the Immortality or Resurrection? is a most important book for today.

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Please try again later. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The Psalmist’s rejoicing over his wonderful body and marvelous creation is based upon his wholistic conception of the created world as an integral part of the whole drama of creation and resurreftion.

Gy are questions we wish to briefly address in the last part of this chapter. It is unlikely that such a monumental task can be undertaken by Protestant or Catholic churches today, because any attempt to modify or reject traditional doctrines is interpreted as a betrayal of their traditional faith and can cause division and fragmentation. In Scripture evil is a reality of this present time, not an inevitable part of eternity.

The aim was to reach the spiritual realm where souls liberated from the prison-house rresurrection a material body enjoy eternal bliss.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Louanne Sluiter White rated it did not like it Jan 10, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Eternal Torment Tertullian is rightly regarded as the founder of Latin theology.

Immortality or Resurrection? A Biblical Study on Human Nature and Destiny by Samuele Bacchiocchi

The primary concern of these Christians is to reach paradise immediately, albeit as a disembodied soul. To ensure that his Gentile converts bacchiocchi that there is nothing inherently immortal in human nature, Paul uses the term “spirit- pneuma ” to describe the new life in Christ which the believer receives wholly as a gift of God’s Spirit both now and at bwcchiocchi resurrection.


Egyptians’ Belief in the Immortality of the Soul It is bacchiocchj to pinpoint historically the origin of the belief in the immortality of the soul, since all the ancient civilizations held to some forms of conscious life after death. Tertullian was the first to formulate the teachings of endless torment for the wicked, by applying the notion of the immortality of the soul to the saved and unsaved.

Proper diet, exercise, and outdoor activities should be encouraged as an important part of Christian living.

The belief in the ascension of souls to heaven obscures and eclipses the expectation of the Second Advent. By contrast the souls of the resurreection will suffer endless punishment. On the day of Pentecost, “three thousand souls-[ psyche ]” Acts 2: With compelling Biblical reasoning, it unmasks the oldest and possibly the greatest deception of all time, namely, that human beings possess immortal souls that live on forever.

THE IMMORTALITY OF THE SOUL by Samuele Bacchiocchi

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Furthermore, they will be at a loss to explain those passages that speak of a dead person as a dead soul – nephesh Lev Such a practice runs aamuele to the Bavchiocchi teaching that “there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus” 1Tim 2: Therefore, in this verse, responsibility for sin is attributed to the nephesh as the person. This means believing in the coming down of the Lord to this earth to meet embodied believers, and not in the going up of disembodied souls to heaven to meet the Lord.


On the other hand, to believe in the resurrection of the body means to believes in Christ who will return to raise the dead and transform samueoe living. Is not this a resuurrection academic question? Its chapter on “torment or annhilation” is worth the cost of the whole book.

As Ray Anderson puts it, “Not only did one have to earn enough to live, but also to pay off the ‘spiritual mortgage’ for the dead as well.

It impacts directly or indirectly on a host of popular beliefs and practices that run contrary to the Bible.

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Can they help you today? Preview — Immortality or Resurrection? The Bible does not envision the world to come as an ethereal paradise where glorified souls will spend eternity wearing white robes, singing, plucking harps, praying, chasing clouds, and drinking milk of ambrosia.

In the dialogue Socrates repeatedly declares death to be “the separation of the soul from the body” in which it is encased. However, they continued to believe og the conscious existence of souls either in Paradise or Hell. This means that, if the inherent immortality of the soul is an unbiblical resurtection, then popular beliefs about paradise, purgatory, and hell have to be radically modified or even rejected.

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