SIN, DEATH AND BEYOND
What are the tree of Life and the tree of the Knowledge
of good and evil? Why did God refuse the tree of Good and Evil to Adam and Eve?
What was the Original Sin?
Was there death before the fall?
How do you explain the presence of the Serpent in the
Garden of Eden. Was
the fall part of God’s plan for humanity?
Are we all born with the sin within us?
What is death? How do we explain the presence of death long before the
arrival of man on earth? What
happens to us after death? Are
heaven and hell eternal places of pleasures and torment?
What are the religious thoughts on resurrection and reincarnation in
various religions? Will
the law of cause and effect require reincarnation? Or does the
death form recyling of various elements of body, mind and spirit?
Is the loving God comfortable with eternal torture of his wayward
children? Is God able
to redeem all creation and make all things new given the
uncertainity region of free will given to his children?
“In Christ all shall be made alive”?
These are some of the problems I have tried to deal with in this book.
Instead of giving specific answers, I have examined and
presented all different sides of the issues and from different
Hope this will at least start us thinking and discussing the real issues
in doctrines and what
the scripture is presenting.
Prof. M. M. Ninan
San Jose, CA