The Contribution of the Old Testament to the Development of the Christian Hope

  • Paul Badham
Part of the Library of Philosophy and Religion book series


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.


Future Life Christian Belief Eternal Life Future Hope Neurotic Anxiety 


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© Paul Badham 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Badham
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  1. 1.Lecturer in TheologySt David’s University CollegeLampeter, WalesUK

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