What happens after death? Hinduism, Christianity and Islam all have different beliefs.
Why do some religious people believe in life after death?
The sacred texts teach that there is life after death.
They have scientific proof.
They have inner wisdom.
Why do some people reject the idea of an afterlife?
People saw Jesus after the resurrection so he must not have died on the cross.
There are too many people on Earth for this to be possible.
There is no scientific proof for it.
What is Heaven?
a state of eternal happiness with God
a state of endless suffering away from God
coming back to live again on Earth
What is Hell?
What is immortality of the soul?
When a person dies their soul moves on to eternal life in Heaven.
When a person dies their soul comes back to Earth in another body.
When a person dies they live on in the memories of other people.
What is the basis for the Christian belief in an afterlife?
Jesus was born in a stable.
Jesus died on a cross.
Jesus was resurrected from the dead.
What do Muslims believe Heaven will be like?
a garden of bliss, fine food and wine, jewelled couches
fire, boiling water, smoke
Muslims do not believe in Heaven
How can Muslims get to Heaven?
by believing in Allah and practising the five Pillars of Islam
performing pilgrimage to Makkah (Mecca) as many times as possible
by rejecting God
What is reincarnation?
the religious belief that existence is a cycle of birth, life, death and rebirth
the belief that Jesus rose from the dead two days after the crucifixion
the belief that when a person dies they live on in the memories of other people