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Reinkarnation – ein abendländisches Erbstück


Vollenweider, Samuel (1995). Reinkarnation – ein abendländisches Erbstück. Zeitschrift für Pädagogik und Theologie, 47:141-158.

Abstract

This essay investigates reincarnation as one of the oldest parts of western intellectual history. The author focuses on the conceptions of the journey of the soul in late antique Platonism, in gnosticism, and in Origen and his school. He concludes by showing the differences between western and oriental reincarnation teachings as well as between reincarnation and the Christian message of the resurrection.

Abstract

This essay investigates reincarnation as one of the oldest parts of western intellectual history. The author focuses on the conceptions of the journey of the soul in late antique Platonism, in gnosticism, and in Origen and his school. He concludes by showing the differences between western and oriental reincarnation teachings as well as between reincarnation and the Christian message of the resurrection.

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Item Type:Journal Article, not_refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:01 Faculty of Theology > Institute of Theology
Dewey Decimal Classification:230 Christianity & Christian theology
Language:German
Date:1995
Deposited On:23 Dec 2013 09:49
Last Modified:24 Jan 2022 02:24
Publisher:De Gruyter
ISSN:1437-7160
OA Status:Green
Free access at:Related URL. An embargo period may apply.
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