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Risen Indeed: Making Sense of the Resurrection

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Philosopher Davis argues that Christian belief in the resurrection is rational on historical, philosophical, and theological grounds. Each of the book's ten chapters takes up a different aspect of the Christian concept of bodily resurrection and subsequently deals with such matters as perservation of personal identity and soul-body dualism, issues in biblical scholarship, ...more
Paperback, 236 pages
Published October 19th 1993 by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
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Scott Cox
Jan 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
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This is an interesting and challenging book. I am not sure how strong the author holds to the orthodox view on the mind/body with respect to the place of the believer's soul after death, and before the bodily resurrection (e.g. dualism). However he seems to have moved into the orthodox camp in this regards (see note 10 on p.xi; his later critique of Platonic dualism on p.46; and chapter 4 entitled, "General Resurrection and Dualism"). It is wise to note his definition of the doctrine of dualism, ...more
Jennifer Robb
Jan 17, 2016 rated it liked it
A (mostly) philosophical defense of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
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