Death and the Afterlife (Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, , cloth, pages). One of the first books written in response to The Fire That Consumes. A valuable reference work on a subject largely ignored by the Church in recent years. With the second book of Life Drawings the focus turns to the events those small blessings that God provides for us each day. In a series that is quite unique to the .
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He implies that even anti-Christian public opinion could not uproot the doctrine of the immortality of the soul from Christian minds. But he cannot understand the regular traditionalist practice of simply ignoring all the Old Testament occurrences of these expressions, or of defining them instead by uninspired Jewish literature or even by the writings of pagans.
Oct 25, James Mayuga rated it really liked it. Traditionalists protest vigorously to all this. Some, who argued that every soul will live forever, denied that any soul will ever “die,” “perish,” “corrupt” afterlifr be “destroyed.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Did not Alfred Edersheim, the morfy 19th century Christian scholar of Judaica, say this was the ancient state of affairs? Traditionalists offer two primary reasons for their belief that the wicked will suffer conscious pain forever.
Donald rated it it was amazing Aug 07, Time was when traditionalists could be excused for holding this opinion. What more rlbert be said? The name was later changed to “Verdict” because people confused the former name with Herbert W. Scripture was not written by scientists, the conditionalist notes, or in some technical or mystical language, but in the everyday language of the common citizen of its day.
We applaud Morey for doing that. Walter Martin calls it the “most comprehensive biblical study of the subject in the last half century!
Books by Robert A. The truth is that I cite the same passage he does and note that it doesn’t say whether the torment will ever end or not. He also is correct that Scripture portrays the body as intrinsically good, not as a prison of the soul pp.
As used here, a “traditionalist” is one who believes that the lost either are now, or will later become, immortal deathless beings, and that in hell they will never die but will suffer everlasting conscious torment.
Book Review – Death and the Afterlife, Dr. Robert A. Morey – Good News Unlimited
Robert V rated it it was amazing Nov 21, Myesa is currently reading it Mar 18, Sometimes, a book cites the wrong part of the Bible and is still a good book. Morey’s treatment of the intertestamental literature involves this error at almost every juncture.
Michael Locklear marked it as to-read Oct 02, Although the wicked will be raised for judgment, they will not be made immortal. Aug 04, Tyrone Harbert rated aftedlife it was amazing. He calls it a “covert Adventist operation” which moved to America from Australia to hide its true intent, then, for the same purpose, changed its paper’s name pp.
Death and the Afterlife by Robert A. Morey
Morey’s book is replete with this deceptive tactic. Instead they will be sentenced to hell where they will die, rovert and be destroyed entirely and forever in the “second death. Morey correctly insists that we take seriously the holiness, righteousness and justice omrey God, as well as God’s hatred of sin and the necessity of divine judgment pp.
Morey cites “the best of human minds” and “the best of the human race” who always have believed in the immortality of the soul, deah emphasis on “philosophers from Socrates to the present” pp. This was the first book I read by Dr. And Rabbi Jochanan ben Zakkai, we learn, was so uncertain about the wicked’s final fate in hell that he didn’t know whether God would bind them with eternal fetters, be angry with an eternal wrath, or kill with an eternal death p.
He says that conditionalists ignore this passage and argues that it is “absurd” to claim Baruch as an advocate of the conditionalist view. He earned a B. And if it does not, why should anyone suppose that the wicked will exist anf. He falsely charges, for example, that conditionalists admit no degree of punishment p. Paperbackpages. But Morey admits even more.
Death and the Afterlife
Morey and other traditionalists argue that during the time between the Testaments the idea of hell as a place afterlfe everlasting conscious torment developed from Old Testament roots. He strongly criticizes Islam, Wicca, and non-Evangelical Christian beliefs.
Theology Westminster Theological Seminary D. Edward Fudge author of the book The Fire That Consumes has an online review of Morey’s book and robfrt shows some of the errors and problems in the book that I too found while reading it.
Morey also leaves the impression that conditionalists border on the “cultic,” a suggestion as unchristian as it is untrue. Robert Morey is a Christian apologist and pastor who has written a number of books and pamphlets. We should instead remember Paul’s warnings against pagan philosophical notions which are contrary to the resurrection faith, as well as Jesus’ words about following the crowd down its broad road away from him and his teaching.
Harry rated it really liked it Aug 31, He also agrees that immortality is roberh gift to be opened at the resurrection.
Nevertheless, taking into account all those errors, Morey conclusively demonstrates that the traditional Evangelical views on eschatology are Biblical.