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Body and Soul : Human Nature and Crises in Ethics - 00 edition

Body and Soul : Human Nature and Crises in Ethics (ISBN10: 0830815775; ISBN13: 9780830815777)
ISBN13: 978-0830815777
ISBN10: 0830815775

Summary: -- Contains extensive notes
-- Offers a vigorous defense of body-soul dualism
-- Considers the medical and ethical implications of the existence of the soulThroughout Human History most people have believed that we are both physical and spiritual beings, that in fact the immaterial part of us can live on even when separated from our bodies by death. The rise of science, however, has called into question the existence of the soul. Concurrent with the demise of dualism has been t
he rise of advanced medical technologies that have brought to the fore difficult issues at both edges of life.In this careful and thoughtful treatment J. P. Moreland and Scott B. Rae argue that the rise of these problems alongside the demise of Christian dualism is no coincidence. They therefore employ a theological realism to meet these pressing issues and to present a reasonable and biblically accurate depiction of human nature as it impinges on critical ethical concerns.
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Summary: -- Contains extensive notes
-- Offers a vigorous defense of body-soul dualism
-- Considers the medical and ethical implications of the existence of the soulThroughout Human History most people have believed that we are both physical and spiritual beings, that in fact the immaterial part of us can live on even when separated from our bodies by death. The rise of science, however, has called into question the existence of the soul. Concurrent with the demise of dualism has been the rise of advanced medical technologies that have brought to the fore difficult issues at both edges of life.In this careful and thoughtful treatment J. P. Moreland and Scott B. Rae argue that the rise of these problems alongside the demise of Christian dualism is no coincidence. They therefore employ a theological realism to meet these pressing issues and to present a reasonable and biblically accurate depiction of human nature as it impinges on critical ethical concerns. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 00
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Publisher: Intervarsity Press
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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