Birth and Finitude: A Paradigm for the Resurrection?

  title={Birth and Finitude: A Paradigm for the Resurrection?},
  author={E. Falque and Emmanuel George Hughes},
  journal={Journal of Orthodox Christian Studies},
  pages={17 - 42}
  • E. Falque, Emmanuel George Hughes
  • Published 2018
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Orthodox Christian Studies
  • Abstract:The resurrection stands at the heart of Christian faith, but theologians often fail to connect it to human experience in a way that has meaning for today. This article looks at our "transformation" in the general resurrection mentioned by Paul in 1 Corinthians. Building on the theme of "rebirth" introduced in Jesus' conversation with Nicodemus, this essay treats resurrection as neither restoration nor completion, but as metamorphosis—specifically, the metamorphosis of human finitude in… CONTINUE READING


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