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    Christianity And Afterlife

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    Afterlife is a concept seen differently by many religions and cultures, ranging from believing in Buddhism, where after death you come back into another body to believing in Christianity, where you come across judgement to see whether you get sent to Heaven or Hell. Nobody can confirm what happens in Afterlife, the only people who know are the ones who have died and they do not have a way to tell us. There have been many different cases of when people have allegedly experienced ‘the other side’…

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    Lay theologian, C.S. Lewis, projects his own conception of Heaven and Hell most prominently in his work, The Great Divorce. Here, he depicts Hell as being a place that is not necessarily eternal, but a place where one chooses to be and has the option to leave. Lewis states, “They lead you to expect red fire and devils and all sorts of interesting people sizzling on grids… but when you get there it’s just like any other town” (53). Hell is not this fiery furnace that society often depicts, thus…

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    natural process in life, but with theological judgement death is both evil and unnatural. (Davies, pg 7). In Christian theology, when one dies, they will be judged and sent to either heaven or hell. If one sinned, and never repented, they will most certainly be sent to hell, but if they repent they will be sent to heaven…

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    sent into Heaven or Hell. The Quran, “God causes you to live, then causes you to die; then He will assemble you for the Day of Resurrection, about which there is no doubt,” (Quran, 45:24-26). Muslims, like Christians believe that once a person dies, his soul tends to live on and is resurrected on the Day of Judgment. Muslims believe that Heaven will be magical, something no one can even imagine and thus they follow God’s commandments to be rewarded for their good deeds by being put into heaven.…

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    Death Traditions Essay

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    for Allah to release them to Heaven or Hell. When Allah returns to release all the souls they will face evaluation on their choices throughout life. “The Muslim ideas of Heaven and Hell are purely metaphorical.” The idea of Heaven and Hell are merely just figurative not a physical location one can travel. The determination of the soul’s final destination is dependent on the deeds done on earth. Those that do constant good deeds will be repaid with Paradise (heaven). On the other hand, those…

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    Judgment Definition

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    For Christians, the hope that, Heaven is a real place will be reality if we follow the Word of God and claim Jesus as our Savior. For those who do not believe, the Christian hope of eternal life is non-existent. However, because mankind is made in the image of God, even non-believers…

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    with God, so I assume that they would jump at the chance to ask forgiveness and pardon from a divine figure such as a heavenly ambassador. In many ways the damned souls would greet a divine person because they have many emotions, that start with Heaven, to feel…

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    Hell: A Short Story

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    “My sermon this week will be about where the soul goes when you die. When your life here on earth ends your soul goes to one of two places. The eternal peace of Heaven or the agonizing pit of fire called hell. Those who go to Heaven have accepted Jesus Christ as their savior and will spend eternity in the paradise of Heaven with Him. Those who go to hell have denied themselves the eternal safety that Jesus provides and will spend eternity in agony by the torments that’s plural of the devil’s…

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    Afterlife Beliefs

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    exactly what it states to be: a life after, or a life after the known life, so to speak. Many people and early writers believed in an afterlife, all of which had their own perceptions. For instance, the Christians point of view on an afterlife would be heaven or hell, while someone with a different point of view would see an afterlife as somewhere they reunite with their loved ones. There are many different perceptions of an afterlife, but all find to have a purpose and an importance, especially…

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    Myth Of Er Research Paper

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    of a strong man named Er who is killed during a battle, but he does not actually die. Instead he is sent up above the earth to a place called heaven and while he is there he is made to overlook what is going on around him in heaven because he is to become a messenger. After he sees that the dead either go up through on opening to the right that leads to heaven meaning they were just or go down through a different opening on the left that leads to hades meaning they were unjust he can then return…

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