Spirit and existence a philosophical inquiry by Michael Gelven

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, IN .

Written in English

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  • Spirit.,
  • Human beings.,
  • Spiritual life.,
  • Philosophical anthropology.

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StatementMichael Gelven.
SeriesLibrary of religious philosophy ;, no. 4, Library of religious philosophy ;, v. 4.
LC ClassificationsBD423 .G44 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p. ;
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2217247M
ISBN 100268017360
LC Control Number89040754

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Spirit and existence book Are they persons who have lived and died on earth. No, they are not. When a person dies, he or she does not pass on to the spirit world, as many people think.

How do we know this. Because the Bible says so. The prophet Alma in the Book of Mormon taught about two divisions or states in the spirit world: “The spirits of those who are righteous are received into a state of happiness, which is called paradise, a state of rest, a state of peace, where they shall rest from all their troubles and from all care, and sorrow.

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The spirit world is a very busy place each year an astonishing 60 million people worldwide leave the Earth behind and enter the spirit world - that equates topeople per day. The letters of the NT often speak of angels, demons, and Satan – as does the book of Revelation.

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