Traditional Christian Anthropology and Its Modern Critics
Cooper (John)
Source: Cooper (John) - Body, Soul and Life Everlasting, 1989, Chapter 1
Paper - Abstract

Paper Summary


Sections

  1. Early Christian Views of the Afterlife1 – 7
  2. Dualistic Anthropologies – 10
    … A. Augustine – 10
    … B. Thomas Aquinas – 11
    … C. John Calvin – 13
    … D. Rene Descartes – 14
    … E. Conclusion – 15
  3. Nondualistic Philosophical Anthropologies – 16
    … A. Thomas Hobbes and Materialism – 16
    … B. Baruch Spinoza and Dual-Aspect Monism – 18
    … C. Conclusion – 20
  4. The Scientific Challenge to Dualism – 21
  5. The Challenge to Dualism from Biblical Scholarship – 23
  6. The Historical-Theological Challenge to Dualism – 25
  7. The Challenge to Dualism from Christian Orthopraxis – 26
  8. Conclusion – 31

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