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Author Horváth, Tibor, 1927-2008.

Title Eternity and Eternal Life : Speculative Theology and Science in Discourse
Published Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (185 pages)
Contents FOREWORD; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 CONCEPTS OF TIME; 3 THE FIRST PRINCIPLE IN CHRISTIAN ESCHATOLOGY: JESUS CHRIST, THE ESCHATOLOGICAL UNION OF TIME AND ETERNITY; 4 CHRISTIAN ESCHATOLOGY: SYSTEMATIC PRESENTATION; 5 CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; SUBJECT INDEX; NAME INDEX
Summary The Newtonian concept of time has been changed by Einsteinian insight. Yet the Einsteinian world view might make it difficult to appreciate traditional concepts of eschatology, like heaven and hell, death and immortality, life after death and resurrection, last day and final judgments, because these expressions presuppose a pre-Einsteinian view of the universe. Since theology cannot remain unaffected by the new research in concepts of time, Eternity and Eternal Life tries to express the eschatological faith of the Church by using the time language of our age. To achieve this it provides an ov
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Subject Eternity.
Future life -- Christianity.
Time -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0889207682 (electronic bk.)
9780889207684 (electronic bk.)