3. The soul, in complete union with God, may be endowed with the power of God,
4. Soul determines body and not body soul, as the materialist imagines.
Ice, the flowing stream, the waterfall with the rainbow upon it, steam with its power to draw the railway train or to burst the boiler of the locomotive are all the same element in varied forms and they are all material. Wundt regards physical development, not as the cause, but as the effect of psychical development. Aristotle defines the soul as ?the prime entelechy of the living body.? Swedenborg regarded each soul here as fashioning its own spiritual body, either hideous or lovely. Spenser, A Hymne to Beautie: ?For of the soul the body form doth take, For soul is form, and doth the body make.? Wordsworth, Sonnet 36, Afterthought: ?Far backward, Duddon, as I cast my eyes, I see what was, and is, and will abide; Still glides the stream, and shall not cease to glide; The Form remains, the Function never dies?; The Primrose of the Rock: ?Sin- blighted as we are, we too, The reasoning sons of men, From one oblivious winter called, Shall rise and breathe again, And in eternal summer lose Our three-score years and ten. To humbleness of heart descends This prescience from on high, The faith that elevates the just Before and when they die, And makes each soul a separate heaven, A court for Deity.? Robert Browning, Asolando: ?One who never turned his back, but marched breastforward; Never doubted clouds would break; Never dreamed, though right were worsted, Wrong would triumph; Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, Sleep to wake.? Mrs. Browning: ?God keeps a niche In heaven to hold our idols, and albeit He broke them to our faces and denied That our close kisses should impair their white, I know we shall behold them raised, complete, The dust shook off, their beauty glorified.?
On the spiritual body as possibly evolved by will, see Harris, Philos. Basis of Theism, 386. On the nature of the resurrection body, see Burnet, State of the Departed, chaps. 3 and 8; Cudworth, Intell. System, 3:310 sq.; Splittgerber, Tod, Fortleben and Auferstehung. On the doctrine of the Resurrection among the Egyptians, see Dr. Howard Osgood, in Hebrew Student, Feb. 1885; among the Jews, see Grobler, in Studien und Kritiken, 1879: Heft 4; DeWunsche, in Jahrbuch f. prot. Theol., 1880: Heft 2 and 4; Revue Theologique, 1881:1-17. For the view that the resurrection is wholly spiritual and takes place at death, see Willmarth, in Bap. Quar. October 1868, and April 1870; Ladd, in New Englander, April 1874; Crosby, Second Advent.
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