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Christians believe in life after death but do not agree on who reaches the afterlife. The concept of 'Salvation' opposes the idea of predestination but does 'Salvation' suggest ideas of justice?

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Homework Questions Raj Bansal a. Christians believe in life after death but do not agree on who reaches the afterlife. The concept of 'Salvation' opposes the idea of predestination but does 'Salvation' suggest ideas of justice? b. How might a Christian try to convince someone of the 'life after death' in 'Salvation' of Jesus Christ? c. Can an atheist expect an afterlife? a. Salvation opposes the idea of predestination, but Salvation does suggest ideas of justice. Many Christians believe Salvation is closely linked to what they believe about Jesus. But, if a person has committed many sins in ones lifetime, Salvation offers them a second chance. For their sins to be repented, and go to heaven for eternal life. To the person involved it is a second chance, but to other people this would not seem as justice. ...read more.

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Also, the bible tells before Jesus died he promised his disciples that he would prepare a place for them, Christians strongly believe that eternal life is a gift from God. In addition to this, Christians believe in a God who offers salvation to all who wish to take it and that they will be given a spiritual body after death, as God is king over their lives - their thoughts, motivations and actions are all controlled by God. The main example of justice that is most important to Christian belief is; "For true justice must include everyone; it must bring the answer to the immense load of suffering borne by all the generations. In fact, without the resurrection of the dead and the Lord's judgement, there is no justice in the full sense of the term. ...read more.

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c. If an atheist can expect an afterlife, I believe only to be in hell. But atheists don't believe in having an afterlife, as they challenge the argument of the existence of a God. Atheists are very sceptical about the existence of God so I personally don't believe they can expect an afterlife in heaven. The only atheistic hypothesis of life after death that I know of is naturalistic reincarnation, which some atheistic religions accept. Otherwise, all life after death hypotheses involve some form of the supernatural, and require that some supernatural entity (a god or deity or similar entity) performs the work necessary to turn a dead person somehow back into a living person. Atheism is the rejection (or the lack of acceptance) of this. I think that Atheism does not show any belief in a God or afterlife, so cannot expect any sort of afterlife of any worth. ...read more.

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