The afterlife

Afterlife in Christianity

Afterlife in Christianity Mainstream Christianity professes belief in the Nicene Creed, and English versions of the Nicene Creed in current use include the phrase: “We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come”. Christian eschatology is concerned with death, an intermediate state, Heaven,...

Akhirah

What Is Akhirah? ʾĀkhirah (الآخرة‎) is an Islamic term referring to the afterlife.[1] It is repeatedly referenced in chapters of the Quran concerning the Last Judgment, an important part of Islamic eschatology. Traditionally, it is considered to be one of the six main beliefs of Muslims, the others including: Tawhid (unitarianism), belief in the angels, belief in the Revealed...

Tranquility

What is Spiritualism?

What is Spiritualism? Spiritualism accepts the existence of both the body and the spirit, and while attributing all physiological activities to the body, perceives that the functions of the soul are under the control and disposition of the spirit. According to spiritualists, it is the substance which is called the...

Christian Eschatology

Christian Eschatology Christian eschatology is a major branch of study within Christian theology dealing with the “last things.” Eschatology, from two Greek words meaning “last” (ἔσχατος) and “study” (-λογία), is the study of ‘end things’, whether the end of an individual life, the end of the age, the end of...

Spiritism and Spiritualism

Spiritualism

What Is Spiritualism? Spiritualism is a religious movement based on the belief that the spirits of the dead exist and have both the ability and the inclination to communicate with the living. The afterlife, or the “spirit world”, is seen by spiritualists, not as a static place, but as one in which spirits continue to evolve....

Ancient Egyptian Wisdom

Ancient Egyptian Wisdom The ancient Egyptians believed that when they died they would be judged on their behaviour during their lifetime before they could be granted a place in the Afterlife. In this judgement the heart of the deceased was weighed against a feather which represented Ma’at, goddess of truth, order...

Prayers Against Bad Thoughts

The World Does Not Suffice For The Right Judgment Of Man’s Worth

The World Does Not Suffice For The Right Judgment Of Man’s Worth The world does not suffice for the right judgment of man’s worth. Although, physically, he is a small body, through his mental and spiritual faculties he embraces the whole of the universe. His acts do not relate only...

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