Death and the Afterlife (Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, , cloth, pages). One of the first books written in response to The Fire That Consumes. A valuable reference work on a subject largely ignored by the Church in recent years. With the second book of Life Drawings the focus turns to the events those small blessings that God provides for us each day. In a series that is quite unique to the .

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Death and the Afterlife

Edward Fudge author of the book The Fire That Consumes has an online review of Morey’s book and correctly shows some of the errors and problems in the book that I too found while reading it. Scholars understand that Josephus wrote from a biased viewpoint at times, in an attempt to present his people in the best light to the ruling Romans.

Andrew marked it as to-read Jan 10, As to terms and figures found morwy the Gospels — “Gehenna,” the “undying worm,” “unquenchable fire,” “weeping and grinding of teeth” — the conditionalist urges us to observe how these same expressions are commonly used in the Old Testament.

Dobert a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And did not Josephus, the Jewish apologist and Paul’s contemporary, report that Pharisees and Essenes alike held to what we have called the traditionalist view? Morey claims that my book took Wisdom of Solomon 2: Amber rated it really liked it Sep 09, Edward Fudge gave a pretty scathing review of this book way back inand I wish more people took note of his points, since this book still is appealed to in books on the topic of Hell.

New Testament writers disagree with both groups of pagans.

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Following the majority or human wisdom. Rabbinic material contained in the Mishna, and in the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmuds, are also now dated from after the destruction of Jerusalem in A. Whereas some Platonists held that the soul existed from eternity past and was inherently immortal, these Christian philosophers insisted that God created even the immortal morye. Brian prentiss rated it did not like it Apr 03, The Dead Sea Aftdrlife, for example, make it absolutely plain that the Jewish community at Qumran, probably Essene in character, held strictly to the belief that the wicked would finally become extinct — no matter what Edersheim thought in the 19th century, or Josephus, for that matter, in the first.

My book devotes more than lines to Jubilees, cites 11 passages from it, and points out plainly that this book offers an inconsistent testimony tne this disputed subject. Its influence spread because of its solid offerings, and it became popular in denominations around the world.


Morey also draws conclusions which would not follow even moreey his evidence were true. But when they discussed the final fate of the wicked, men like Tertullian seemed to forget that they had made that concession.

Death and the Afterlife by Robert A. Morey

I also chide Froom for some over-zealous picking of proof texts, though Morey erroneously charges that conditionalists since Froom have simply repeated his claims, carelessly citing my work as an example.

They admitted that God could also destroy it if he so decided. Pinnock, Steven Travis, Philip E. However, it is a different matter for an author today to echo Edersheim’s opinions as if we know no more about first-century Judaism than our forebears did a century ago. Finally, I commend Morey’s summary of the Bible’s teaching about the ultimate consequences of sin and of grace. When the Afterlifs Testament uses the words “immortal” and “incorruptible,” Morey points out, “it is obvious” that it is describing “attributes moreyy the resurrection body” and not “the condition of moreg soul after death” p.

Instead they will be sentenced to hell where they will die, perish and be destroyed entirely and forever in the robrrt death. Morey and other traditionalists argue that during the time between the Testaments the idea of hell as a place of everlasting conscious torment developed from Old Testament roots.

The Old Testament uses more than 70 different Hebrew words or phrases to depict the fate of the wicked, they note, and not one of them sounds anything like everlasting conscious torment.

After all, does not science tell us that nothing is ever actually annihilated but only changes form? Other times, a book makes a blatant mistake in the foreword, and it is pretty indicative of what the book will be like. Walter Martin calls it the “most moret biblical study of the subject in the last half century! Morey’s account of the origin, purpose and subsequent history of Verdict Publications which first published The Fire that Consumes and which sponsored my research which ultimately led to its writing is a complete fabrication.

But afterliff cannot understand the regular traditionalist practice of simply ignoring all the Old Testament occurrences of these expressions, or of defining them instead by uninspired Jewish literature or even by the writings of pagans.

Morey’s zeal desth beyond question, although his research and reasoning are not, as we point out in the review that follows. A second example is Morey’s statement that the Septuagint, or Greek Old Testament, used psyche for nephesh because its translators believed in the immortality of the soul and this Greek word everywhere had that meaning p.

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Currently, the school is being led by Dr. This is traditionalism’s highest authority for a uniform first-century Jewish view. Refresh and try again. Armstrong’s periodical of a similar title. We already have noted Morey’s use of Edersheim and Josephus to prove his claim of a uniform Jewish view of final punishment at the time of Christ. Many times such as in the argument that Irenaeus was an annihilationistit is argued that beliefs that oppose Morey are wrong because the other side misunderstands, and that is that.

R Robert Morey is a Christian apologist and pastor who has written a number of books and pamphlets. And, unless we must accept that supposition, why should we not take at face value Scripture’s repeated warnings that those who go to hell will finally perish, die, corrupt and be destroyed?

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For example, in looking at Jude 7 and translations that refer to Sodom and Gomorrah having themselves been punished with eternal fire which is pointed to by conditionalists as evidence that eternal fire doesn’t mean “fire that burns for eternity”Morey argues that only the King James Version translates it like that.

Death and the Afterlife by Robert A. The truth is that I didn’t even mention the passage.

All these two groups of people have in common is that both reject as unbiblical and a slander to the heavenly Father the traditionalist view Morey defends. He strongly criticizes Islam, Wicca, and non-Evangelical Christian beliefs. It starts with Walter Martin attributing “if a man die, shall he live again? The ancient form concerned the creation of the human soul. Scripture was not written by scientists, the conditionalist notes, or in some technical or mystical language, anv in the everyday language of the common citizen of its day.

Morey cites “the best of human minds” and “the best of the human race” who always have believed in the immortality of the soul, with emphasis on “philosophers from Socrates to the present” pp.

The author of several books, Morey self-identifies as an apologist for orthodox Christianity and morej exposer of cultic deth non-Christian religions.