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In a culture in which science is believed to hold the answers to every question, spiritual realities like the soul are often ignored or ridiculed. We are told that neuroscience holds the key to explaining every aspect of human behavior. Yet Christian philosopher J. P. Moreland argues that scripture, sound philosophical reasoning, and everyday experience all point to the reality of an immaterial soul. Countering the arguments of both naturalists and Christian scholars who embrace a material-only view of humanity, Moreland demonstrates why it is both biblical and reasonable to believe humans are essentially spiritual beings. He also describes the various components of the soul and how Christians can nurture their souls as disciples of Christ. Moreland shows that neuroscience and the soul are not competing explanations of human activity, but that both coexist and influence one another.

©2014 J. P. Moreland (P)2020 eChristian

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The work is thorough and thoughtful. Moreland is a top-drawer thinker and sound philosopher. The Soul explores many theologically and philosophically important questions. It is well narrated as well.

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Amazing.

Incredible vision. Great accuracy. Moreland is one of the best philosophers of our time. And Jim a great audiobook reader.

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  • 07-21-20

A solid defense of the traditional position

A good articulation of the substance dualist position on the soul. Being about metaphysics some parts are a little technical but terms are explained.