Reincarnationas a Christian hope
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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Future life.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementGeddes MacGregor.
SeriesLibrary of philosophy and religion
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT902
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,161p. ;
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14996825M
ISBN 100333319869

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Christian Theology *immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID crisis. ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership of the ebook. Only valid for books with an ebook : Palgrave Macmillan UK. Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-xi. PDF. Reincarnation as an Interpretation of Purgatory. Geddes Macgregor. Pages Evolution and the Concept of Reincarnation. Christian theology Christianity reincarnation theology. Bibliographic information. DOI https. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: The nature and importance of the question --Confusion in traditional Christian options about 'the life of the world to come' --Ways of understanding the concept of reincarnation --New Testament and patristic witness --How and why reincarnationism fell into disfavour - .

The book does cover the development of Christianity's anti-reincarnation stance very effectively. There is a lot of good information in this book. Although it missed the mark on Hebrews , I would still call this book indispensible for a Christian entertaining the possibility of reincarnation/5(7). In his book “Reincarnation in Christianity,” the respected Anglican priest Professor Geddes MacGregor wrote, “Reincarnation is one of the most fascinating ideas in the history of religion, as it is also one of the most recurrent themes in the literature of the world.   The Christian and Reincarnation starts from the premise that the God that is worthy of Christian worship is one who is absolutely perfect and who upholds justice and love in all circumstances and at all times. It explains how it is that without the correct conception of reincarnation one could not logically speak of a just and loving God/5(6).   Thank you for writing this article. I haven’t read through all of the comments but being a Christian who was fascinated by reincarnation as a teenager, I read many years ago that, yes, Emperor Justinian removed parts of the Bible. I still regard reincarnation to be the most believable answer to what happens to the soul when one dies.

Leading seller of Christian books, Bibles, gifts, homeschool products, church supplies, DVDs, toys and more. Everything Christian for Less for over 40 years. GEDDES MACGREGOR: REINCARNATION AS A CHRISTIAN HOPE. London: Macmillan, Library of Religion and Philosophy pp. REVIEWED BY DAVID LLOYD-JONES, UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN Reincarnation is a belief which does not readily suggest itself as a living option to most Christians when they are confronted by the "ultimate questions" of human.   Christian hope is when God has promised that something is going to happen and you put your trust in that promise. Christian hope is a confidence that something will come to pass because God has promised it will come to pass. How do we build our hope in God? Hope is a portion or part of faith. Faith and hope, in my mind, are overlapping realities: hope is faith in .   Question: "What is the Christian’s hope?" Answer: Most people understand hope as wishful thinking, as in "I hope something will happen." This is not what the Bible means by hope. The biblical definition of hope is "confident expectation." Hope is a firm assurance regarding things that are unclear and unknown (Romans ; Hebrews , 7).