Resurrection and the Afterlife in the New Testament

Podcast-style audio course -
Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
Notre Dame University
(6 customer reviews)
Includes Free Study Guide
Audio Download + Subscription
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Audio Download + Subscription
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Resurrection and the Afterlife in the New Testament

Podcast-style audio course -
Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
Notre Dame University
(6 customer reviews)
Includes Free Study Guide
Audio Download + Subscription
$0.00

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This superbly taught course is a must-have for inquisitive Christians.

As Christians, we profess to believe in the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come, but what exactly does this mean? In this fundamental course, you will explore the origin, context, and meanings of the Christian beliefs about the afterlife.

What happens after we die? Over the centuries, this question has been tackled by theologians, artists, and philosophers alike, each with their own distinct perspectives. I

Audio Sample:

This superbly taught course is a must-have for inquisitive Christians.

As Christians, we profess to believe in the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come, but what exactly does this mean? In this fundamental course, you will explore the origin, context, and meanings of the Christian beliefs about the afterlife.

What happens after we die? Over the centuries, this question has been tackled by theologians, artists, and philosophers alike, each with their own distinct perspectives. In this course, you will join one of Catholicism’s leading theologians in exploring this question from a Christian perspective.

You will explore the words of Jesus, the Gospels, the Apostles Peter and Paul, and the Visions in the Apocalypse of John. Many of their statements can seem ambiguous and opaque. Under the expert guidance of celebrated theologian Prof. Candida Moss, you will come to understand the most important passages in the New Testament.

In this journey into the afterlife, you will explore the New Testament’s descriptions of the afterlife, visions of heaven, and prophecies of divine punishment. In addition to closely reading these texts, you will also gain a contextual understanding through ancient theology, science, and the words of the Church fathers.

What does it mean to be saved and sanctified? What will resurrected bodies be like? What is the evidence for Purgatory and Hell? When will the Last Judgment take place? What is the purpose of Hell?

Discover the answers to these questions and more in this essential course.

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Prof. Candida Moss is Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of Notre Dame. She received her undergraduate degree in Theology from the University of Oxford (2000), an M.A. in Biblical Studies from Yale Divinity School (2002) and a Ph.D. in New Testament (2008).

Prof. Moss is the author or editor of four books and over thirty articles, including The Other Christs: Imitating Jesus in Ancient Christian Ideologies of Martyrdom (Oxford, 2010) and Ancient Christian Martyrdom (2012). She has been the recipient of grants and awards from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the John Templeton Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She has consulted for, appeared in, and hosted documentaries for the National Geographic Channel, the History Channel, and the Discovery Channel and has lectured nationally and internationally at Yale, Duke, Emory, Columbia, University of Chicago, University of Oxford, University of Durham, and Von Humboldt University in Berlin, to name a few.

  • Introduction and Background to Ancient Views of the Afterlife
  • Paul 1: Judgment Day and the Rapture
  • Paul 2: Resurrected Bodies
  • Paul 3: Mysticism and Heaven
  • Gospels 1: Resurrection of Jesus
  • Gospels 2: Mark and Angelic Bodies
  • Gospels 3: Hell and Punishment
  • The Heavenly Treasury
  • Revelation 1: The Blood of the Martyrs
  • Revelation 2: The Lake of Fire, Purgatory, and Hell
  • Revelation 3: The Heavenly Jerusalem
  • Ethics, Pedagogy, and the Afterlife

6 reviews for Resurrection and the Afterlife in the New Testament

  1. Bob

    great information, easy to listen to

    I thoroughly enjoyed this course. I learned much and am looking forward to listening to it again.

  2. Rev. Gerald

    Her knowledge of the subject is remarkable.

    The speaker, Prof. Candida Moss, speaks very clearly and coherently on the subject matter, and her knowledge of the subject is remarkable.

  3. Steve

    Easier to comprehend

    I enjoy your courses because you take a scholarly approach to theology and put it in a format that is easier to comprehend for your average lay person. It is hard to find programs like yours that that employ modern scholarship.

  4. Homer

    Clear and succinct

    I enjoyed Prof. Candida Moss’ clear and succinct analysis of the NT texts that pertain to the resurrection and the afterlife. Her insights fueled my imagination of what human bodies might be like on the Day of Resurrection at the Second Coming of Christ.

  5. Frank Y., PA

    Fall Survey: October 2016

    Very thorough with great emphasis on Jewish background

  6. Gerald C., OH

    Winter Survey: January 2017

    I found Professor Candida Moss very knowledgeable I the content of her lectures and the clarity of her presentation

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