immortality of soul


immortality of soul

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  • Immortality — • By immortality is ordinarily understood the doctrine that the human soul will survive death, continuing in the possession of an endless conscious existence Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Immortality     Immortality …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Soul — • The question of the reality of the soul and its distinction from the body is among the most important problems of philosophy, for with it is bound up the doctrine of a future life Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Soul     Soul …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Immortality in fiction — Immortality is a popular subject in fiction, as it explores humanity s deep seated fears and comprehension of its own mortality. Immortal beings and species abound in fiction, especially fantasy fiction, and the meaning of immortal tends to… …   Wikipedia

  • Immortality — (or eternal life) is the concept of living in physical or spiritual form for an infinite length of time. [(cf Concise Oxford Dictionary] As immortality is the negation of mortality not dying or not being subject to death it has been a subject of… …   Wikipedia

  • soul — W3S3 [səul US soul] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(somebody s spirit)¦ 2¦(person)¦ 3¦(music)¦ 4¦(sense of beauty)¦ 5¦(special quality)¦ 6 be the soul of discretion 7 be good for the soul 8 God rest his/her soul 9¦(people in a place)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Immortality — Im mor*tal i*ty, n.; pl. {Immortalities}. [L. immortalitas: cf. F. immortalit[ e].] 1. The quality or state of being immortal; exemption from death and annihilation; unending existance; as, the immortality of the soul. [1913 Webster] This mortal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SOUL, IMMORTALITY OF — In the Bible Unlike the gods of Mesopotamia and Canaan, e.g., Apsu, Tiamat, Baal, and Mot, who, while they could not die a natural death, could incur a violent one, the God of Israel is the living God (Hos. 2:1; Ps. 18:47). His lordship extends… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Soul — For other uses, see Soul (disambiguation). A soul – in certain spiritual, philosophical, and psychological traditions – is the incorporeal essence of a person or living thing or object.[1] Many philosophical and spiritual systems teach… …   Wikipedia

  • immortality — /im awr tal i tee/, n. 1. immortal condition or quality; unending life. 2. enduring fame. [1300 50; ME immortalite < L immortalitas. See IMMORTAL, ITY] * * * ▪ philosophy and religion       in philosophy and religion, the continuity of human… …   Universalium

  • SOUL — In the Bible The personality was considered as a whole in the biblical period. Thus the soul was not sharply distinguished from the body. In biblical Hebrew the words neshamah and ru aḥ both mean breath and nefesh refers to the person or even the …   Encyclopedia of Judaism