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Thursday, November 10, 2005

Resurrection


I've just finished my essay on Greek words for 'Resurrection' in the original biblical text. I've also just had an exam on Koine Greek, which was tough to say the least. Here is a copy of the mindmap I made up to help me with the essay...
As you can see, there are a lot of words which English often just translates as resurrection! One of the most interesting, I think, is Zohpoiew, which translates as 'to make life'. God, as demonstrated by the resurrection, which by the way is something I have 'faith' in - I agree that it can't be historically proven... hmm could talk more about that at a later stage... is a God who 'makes life' definitively and therefore opposes death and violence...

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