Christianity: beliefs and teachings 5 – SALVATION AND AFTERLIFE

Salvation through law, grace and the spirit                                  Following Jesus’ death the way was now open for mankind to rebuild their relationship with God. The ultimate aim is to be ‘at one’ with God and secure a place in heaven. Christians vary on how this can be achieved. Salvation through law This approach is also known… Read More Christianity: beliefs and teachings 5 – SALVATION AND AFTERLIFE

Death and the Afterlife

Death and the Afterlife      (Developments in Christian Thought 1b) What is the difference between reincarnation and resurrection? What is the difference between disembodied existence and resurrection? In what ways is heaven described? How is hell described? What is purgatory? What does ‘purged’ mean? Which group of Christians believe in the idea of purgatory?… Read More Death and the Afterlife