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Divine Bodies – Resurrecting Perfection in the New Testament and Early Christianity - Yale Scholarship Online
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Divine Bodies: Resurrecting Perfection in the New Testament and Early Christianity

Candida R. Moss

Abstract

This book is an exploration of what the New Testament has to say about the nature of resurrected bodies. It argues that previous scholarship and tradition has been shaped by Pauline discussions of glorious bodies and has failed to appreciate the diverse and disorienting range of opinions about the nature of the resurrected body. Drawing upon previously unexplored evidence in ancient medicine, philosophy, and culture, this book both revisits central texts – such as the resurrection of Jesus – and mines virtually ignored passages in the Gospels to show how the resurrection of the body addresses ... More

Keywords: Resurrection, Afterlife, Body, Disability, Heaven, Identity, Christianity, Biblical Studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780300179767
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300179767.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Candida R. Moss, author
University of Birmingham

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