Christianity’s Platonic Heaven

Author Shawn Nelson (February 2013) Overview The early Christian church was heavily influenced by Plato, and the effects of Plato’s teaching can still be seen within Christianity today. This is particularly true when it comes to the topic of heaven. Many Christians today would be surprised to learn that they hold a Platonic view of … Continue reading Christianity’s Platonic Heaven

Sickness versus Disease in the Bible

In the bible the words sickness and disease are sometimes translated either one or the other based upon context. However, in the English translation they could have used either and in some cases in one translation it is sickness and the other disease. Ultimately sickness or disease is not good and God does not want … Continue reading Sickness versus Disease in the Bible

The Term Man in the NT

I was studying my bible this morning and looked up what man meant in the Vines because of Son of Man description of Jesus. As you can see below in Greek the term man is generally used to denote a human being either male or female. I know a number of women feel left out … Continue reading The Term Man in the NT