Why Reincarnation fails for a Christian: The Aristotelian-Christian understanding of Man and the defense against Dualism

We are philosophy

It would be easy to justify why Christians don’t believe reincarnation by saying “Well, there’s heaven, so how can we be born again?”

Actually, there’s a lot of underlying Christian Philosophy working that doesn’t reach the surface, partly because it was not needed at a time when theology was very strong and hence “belief in heaven” was good enough without bothering about knowing how many lives one has to spend to reach there. After all, Philosophy, though an independent and sovereign system in itself, serves as an instrument to better understand theology.

Today, when so many religions seem to compete to explain their conception of reality, it is perhaps important that Christians understand how it is that Christian Philosophy, drawing from the rich wealth of Greek Western Philosophy came to affirm our belief in a single birth.

The problem with multiple births is that everything in Christianity falls apart if…

View original post 1,841 more words

Advertisements

About Jim & Jody

We sell real estate in the Tulsa Oklahoma area for Chinowth & Cohen Realtors. We have been selling real estate in Tulsa for about 6 years, however Jim has been in and around the Real Estate business since 1991. He is a former Broker Associate in Kansas, has earned his GRI designation, and has taken all educational requirements for appraising Real Estate. Jody has had many years experience in the Real Estate Mortgage field, and the two together have a well rounded knowledge of all aspects of the Real Estate business.
This entry was posted in apologetics, evolution vs creation, God the Creator, The Christian Walk, The Truth and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s