Teología y vida
versão impressa ISSN 0049-3449
ARAYA, Eugenio. De las últimas cosas, De novissimis, desde la perspectiva evangélica. Teol. vida [online]. 2000, vol.41, n.1, pp. 81-89. ISSN 0049-3449. doi: 10.4067/S0049-34492000000100009.
The doctrine of Eschatology, or the last things, was kept by the Lutheran theology within the traditional eschatology of the old Church without much enthusiasm until the coming of the early 20th century European wars. After the slaughter, the German Lutheran theologians faced a different reality, which has made them reformulate and discuss the position of man Before the last things. Are the last times already taking place now or will they como in the future? Or rather, the time has already como for those who believe and it is today when we have to face the Word of God. Does this end take place in history? Who absorbs who; the eschatology to history or history to the eschatology? What do we understand by death? There is the old Greek myth of the soul which separates from the body, which seems to contradict the Resurreection of the Body according to the Nicene-Apostolic Creed. Man today does not believe in the end of the times as he used to centuries age, but has constructed a new way to understand his own end. An existential way which deals with himself in desacralized way.