The Churches and the Devil

Martin, Malachi B.
April 1976
National Review;4/30/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 15, p452
This article explores several reports that officials of some Christian denominations are considering issuing a declaration that would deny the existence of the devil. The author discusses the arguments raised against people who believe in the existence of devil. The behavioral sciences developed a criteria that would prove the nonexistence of devil which was elaborated in this essay. In addition, according to several theologians Devil is neither a god nor godlike. It is also an individual spirit that originally was an angel whose nature became distorted after it rejected the superior being.


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