Body, Soul, and Human Life: The Nature of Humanity in the Bible

Joel B. Green

Body, Soul, and Human Life: The Nature of Humanity in the Bible
Body, Soul, and Human Life: The Nature of Humanity in the Bible

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Are humans composed of a material body and an immaterial soul? This view is commonly held by Christians, yet it has been undermined by recent developments in neuroscience. How much of Christian theology is built on views of humanity that modern science has proved to be untenable? Exploring what Scripture and theology teach about issues such as being in the divine image, the importance of community, sin, free will, salvation, and the afterlife, Joel Green argues that a dualistic view of the human person is inconsistent with both science and Scripture. This wide-ranging discussion is sure to provoke much thought and debate. It is the fourth volume in the Studies in Theological Interpretation series.

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