The Contribution of the Old Testament to the Development of the Christian Hope
The Old Testament’s understanding of death and immortality can be approached from two quite different positions. On the basis of its doctrine of man, any possibility of a future life would seem excluded. Yet in the light of its faith and trust in God, the Old Testament seems to point in a direction which must, and which did, lead to the development of a resurrection hope.
KeywordsFuture Life Christian Belief Eternal Life Future Hope Neurotic Anxiety
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