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By Jeremiah Mutie

ISBN-10: 1498201644

ISBN-13: 9781498201643

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Death in Second-Century Christian Thought explores how the that means of loss of life was once conceptualized during this an important interval of the background of the church. via an exploration of a few key metaphors and different figures of speech that the early church used to discuss this attention-grabbing yet tricky subject, the writer argues that the early church chosen, transformed, and applied latest perspectives near to demise so as to provide a distinctively Christian view of demise according to what they believed the observe of God taught at the topic, really in gentle of the continued tale of Jesus following his death-his burial and resurrection. in brief, the e-book exhibits how Christians interacted with the perspectives of loss of life in overdue antiquity, bobbing up with their very own designated view of death.

"Mutie argues that the best way early Christians taken care of the our bodies of deceased believers is proof in their surprisingly Christian view of the afterlife. He indicates how the apostolic educating and the tradition impacted and trained the apologists' theological realizing and perform. even though now not dwelling, the lifeless saints have been nonetheless visible as a part of the neighborhood of religion. those second-century Christians believed 'in the resurrection of the physique and the lifestyles everlasting.'"
--Glenn R. Kreider, Professor of Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX

"Jeremiah Mutie's scholarly learn locations the reader into the strategies and debates of the second-century Christian apologists as they wrestled with the Greco-Roman view of dying in mild of the hot fact of Jesus's resurrection. His selection of resource fabric on my own is striking. The paintings and research is a special contribution to realizing that time period. in case you prefer to pass extensive it's a necessary read."
--Linda Marten, affiliate Professor of Biblical Counseling, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX

Jeremiah Mutie has served as Adjunct teacher of faith at Liberty college institution of faith on-line. additionally he serves as Adjunct Professor of the historical past of Christian concept at Beulah Heights college at Atlanta, GA. Dr. Mutie holds a ThM and PhD.from Dallas Theological Seminary.

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