Is There Life After Death?

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Is there life after death?

There are many different religions in the world and every religion has a specific set of beliefs surrounding life questions. One of the most commonly asked questions is ‘is there life after death’. Almost all religions would have the same answer which is yes, but each religion has a different answer to what actually happens after death. In this essay I will compare the beliefs between Catholicism and judaism surrounding their beliefs on the topic of life after death, I will also look into the similarities between both religions beliefs of what happens after death.

Catholic’s believe that at the moment of death the soul is separated from man’s body, the body is then left to decompose. Another belief is that the soul is immortal and will always exist after being created. The main belief that Catholics have, surrounding life after death is that the soul continues on after death and the soul may either go to heaven, hell or purgatory; the soul goes to either place depending on how the person lived their life on earth and whether it was full of sin or not. “Romans 2:6-8: He will render to each one according to his works: to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, he will give eternal life; but for those who are self-seeking and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, there will be wrath and fury.” Catholics believe that once they make it to heaven, they will then meet God and live in his presence. In…

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