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Christianity and death

When Adam and Eve disobeyed God in the Garden of Eden they brought sin into the world. This meant that from then on all people would be born with original sin (the sin of Adam and Eve) and would be more likely to do wrong than right. It also meant than human beings would not be immortal and would eventually die. There was no suggestion that they would go to heaven.

Christianity developed from Judaism. This religion believed originally that when people died they went to a dark place under the earth called Sheol. Later, Jews began ...

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