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Happiness For Body and Soul

Athenagoras of Athens (fl. ca. 177) argues in the closing chapters of On the Resurrection of the Dead that, since a human person consists of a body and a soul, the ultimate happiness of a person must be experienced in … Continue reading

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Body and Soul Partnership

Athenagoras of Athens (fl. ca. 177) explains in his treatise On the Resurrection of the Dead why a person’s body must be reunited with its soul before that person can be judged on the Day of Judgment. Athenagoras argues that … Continue reading

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Why Resurrection?

Athenagoras of Athens (fl. ca. 177) in his treatise On the Resurrection of the Dead argues that the resurrection of the dead on the Last Day is necessary because man was created for eternal life. First, he establishes that He … Continue reading

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