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Death and the afterlife

biblical perspectives on ultimate questions

Death and the afterlife
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'This volume is likely to become the stimulus for more than one series of sermons . . . More importantly, it may well stimulate its readers to live life now and die well because they have learned to live with eternity in view, cherishing the blessed promises and consolations of the gospel of Jesus Christ' (D. A. Carson).


Significant aspects of death and the afterlife continue to be debated among evangelical Christians. Paul Williamson surveys the perspectives of our contemporary culture and the biblical world, and then highlights the traditional understanding of the biblical perspective and the issues over which evangelicals have become increasingly polarized.

Subsequent chapters explore the controversial areas: what happens immediately after we die; bodily resurrection; a final, universal judgment; the ultimate fate of those who do not receive God's approval on the last day; and the biblical concept of an eschatological 'heaven'.

Taking care to understand the ancient Near Eastern and Greco-Roman backgrounds, Williamson works through the most important Old and New Testament passages. He demonstrates that there is considerable exegetical support for the traditional evangelical understanding of death and the afterlife, and raises questions about the basis for the growing popularity of alternative understandings.

Product Details

Series:
New studies in biblical theology

Author:
Paul R Williamson

Publisher:
Apollos

Format:
Paperback

ISBN:
9781783595990

Publication Date:
21/12/2017

Pages:
226

Dimensions:
216 x 138 x 19 mm

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Available, usually dispatched within 7 days

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