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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Morey correctly insists that we take seriously the holiness, righteousness and justice of God, as well as God’s hatred of sin and the necessity of divine judgment pp. Morey claims that my book took Wisdom of Solomon 2: Although the veath will be raised for judgment, they will not be made immortal.

Hell’s fire cannot consume the soul, Tertullian reasoned, because souls are immortal and cannot be destroyed. Jan 17, Andrew rated it really liked it Shelves: David Ellingson is roberg reading it May 20, 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.

Sometimes, a book cites the dezth part of the Bible and is still a good book.

Finally, I commend Morey’s summary of the Bible’s teaching about the ultimate consequences of sin and of grace. Shannon Shaw marked it as to-read Oct 08, The conditionalist is confident that the ordinary person in the street can tell what the biblical words mean on their face.

A thorough critique of annihilationism, the denial of an eternal Hell. In the very quotation from Edersheim which Morey includes as an appendix to his book, we learn that both Shammai and Hillel taught that some would go down to Gehenna to stay, while others would go down but come up again p. Edward Fudge gave a pretty scathing review of this book way back inand I wish more people took note of his points, since this book still is appealed to in books on the topic of Hell.


Over 75 Free Online Bible Commentaries. The traditionalist also says that by the time of Jesus the notion of unending torment was “the accepted Jewish view.

Death and the Afterlife by Robert A. Morey

Morey’s account of the origin, purpose and subsequent history of Verdict Publications which first published The Fire that Consumes and which sponsored my research which ultimately led to its writing is a complete fabrication. In fact, he notes, the phrase “immortality of the soul” is “never found in Scripture,” because its authors wished to avoid “the pagan connotations” that term sometimes implies p.

Despite the very extensive research involved, the exegesis is shallow, Morey’s opponents are maligned, misrepresented, and many of their more important and convincing arguments robbert ignored. Jimmy added it Jul 22, Instead, they affirm, those who are redeemed by Christ will never “perish,” “die,” “corrupt” or be “destroyed.

New Testament writers disagree with both groups of pagans. The truth is that conditionalists are frequently so thoroughly devoted to Scripture that they are willing to resist a majority opinion anx overwhelming odds because they feel that loyalty to the Bible demands it.

All the rest are like the NIV that says they serve as an example of eternal fire. Kyle marked it as to-read Jan 25, But Morey admits even more.

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The ancient form concerned the creation of the human soul. Yet they disagreed with their pagan fellows in this respect.

He also agrees that immortality is a gift to be opened at the resurrection. Words like “die,” “perish,” “corrupt,” “consume” and “destroy” seem clearly aftedlife say what the conditionalist wishes to convey.

He does not claim that these words are always used literally. Bobby Bailey added it Oct 20, Pinnock, Steven Travis, Philip E.

Philosophy Covenant College M. The Pseudepigrapha also demonstrate clearly the great diversity of Jewish opinion at the time Jesus walked the paths of Palestine.


Some, who argued that every soul will live forever, denied that any soul will ever “die,” “perish,” “corrupt” or be “destroyed.

Mani marked it as to-read Jul 21, 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. German Aleman marked it as to-read Jan 05, Open Preview See nad Problem? Scholars understand that Josephus wrote from a biased viewpoint at times, in an attempt to present his people in the best light to the ruling Romans.

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Walter Martin calls it the “most comprehensive biblical study of the subject in the last half century! A few examples illustrate the point. But when they discussed the final fate of the wicked, men like Tertullian seemed to forget that they had made that concession.

Bethany House Publishers,cloth, pages. However, it is a different matter for an author today to echo Edersheim’s opinions as if we know no more about first-century Judaism than our forebears did a century ago. Candis Helm marked it as to-read Oct 23, On is hard-pressed to find mainstream versions that don’t say that. Refresh and try again. Tne helps you keep track of books you want to read. Morey is right on target when he affirms that “man is always and absolutely dependent upon the Creator for this robwrt as well as for the next life,” and that “life in this world and in the next must always be viewed as a gift from God” p.

Robert V rated it it was amazing Nov 21, He says they are capitulating to “liberalism” and a “weak view of Scripture” p.