Are humans composed of a material body and an immaterial soul? This view is commonly held by Christians, yet it has been undermined by recent developments in neuroscience. Exploring what Scripture and theology teach about issues such as being in the divine image, the importance of community, sin, free will, salvation, and the afterlife, Joel Green argues that a dualistic view of the human person is inconsistent with both science "and "Scripture. This wide-ranging discussion is sure to provoke much thought and debate.
Bestselling books have explored the relationship between body, mind, and soul. Now Joel Green provides us with a biblical perspective on these issues.
-->His books includeWhat about the Soul? Neuroscience and Christian Anthropology (Abingdon, 2004); Narrative Reading, Narrative Preaching: The Recovery of Narrative and Preaching the New Testament (Baker, 2003); Salvation (Chalice, 2003); Introducing the New Testament: Its Literature and Theology (with Paul Achtemeier and Marianne Meye Thompson, 2001); Beginning with Jesus: Christ in Scripture, the Church and Discipleship (2000); Recovering the Scandal of the Cross: Atonement in New Testament and Contemporary Contexts (with Mark Baker, 2000); Between Two Horizons: Spanning New Testament Studie
BODY SOUL & HUMAN LIFE
Studies in Theological Interpretation
Wilmore, KY, US
The Nature of Humanity in the Bible
Country of Publication
American Baptist Seminary of the West, Berkeley, California Fuller Theological Seminary, California Fuller Theological Seminary, California American Baptist Seminary of the West, Berkeley, California Fuller Theological Seminary, California