PERSONIFICATION OF DEATH IN THE MODERN CHRISTIANITY

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List of sections: 
Religious studies - theology, philosophic anthropology, philosophy of culture
Mounth / Year: 
2014, June
Issue of the journal: 
3
Pages: 
24-28
Type of the article: 
Scientific article
Abstract: 

The article is connected with philosophical-theological questions, related to personification of death in modern Christianity, in particular, matters like cultural and historical pre-conditions, interpretations of some Christian theologians-mystics, influence of heathen dualistic myths, and also problems, related to the violation of principles of biblical hermeneutics, revival of practical divinity and development of biblical thanatology.

Keywords: 
Christianity, personification, death, myth, dualism, biblical hermeneutics, practical divinity, biblical thanatology.
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