The After Essay

596 Words Jul 28th, 2013 3 Pages
The After- life is an area of human consciousness we all enter upon leaving the physical world at physical death. Throughout history we’ve questioned if there is a life after death. Along the way, our religions and various philosophers offered beliefs and opinion to answer this commonly asked question. However, many of the answers contradict each other making it hard to figure out. “Belief in life after death is a source of personal security, optimism, and spiritual betterment”. Nothing offers more courage than the confidence that there is a better life for those who use the present to prepare for eternity. While some believe it’s impossible to know whether there is life after death, belief in immortality is a timeless phenomenon. …show more content…
Spinoza believed that man is a fleeting incident in an infinite and eternal universe. “

In the Christian religion it is believed that life after death does exist. The argument to support it being that after Jesus died he rose from the dead, proving that the soul is not destroyed after death. “This proof of immortality has been accepted by millions of Christians and has been regarded as one of the most precious assurances brought to mankind by Jesus” All of the Christian teaching and beliefs come from the bible; and in the Bible it states “For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son so that anyone who believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

Throughout history there have been many different religions and philosophers with many different views on the afterlife and what it entails. What we do when we leave the physical world will never be known with absolute certainty until our time comes. Until then we must take into consideration all the possibilities and choose the one that makes sense to us the

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