Definitions

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  • noun The condition of existing prior to the current time
  • noun The existence of a soul in a previous embodiment

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Examples

  • Your link indicates that physical phenomenon can be cited to support the position that preexistence is a rational rather than a whimsical argument.

    Biocosm & The Biocentric Universe

  • It is the place in which we come closest, in the Pauline corpus, to the idea of preexistence and incarnation.

    Archive 2008-12-14

  • It is the place in which we come closest, in the Pauline corpus, to the idea of preexistence and incarnation.

    Zenit: Father Cantalamessa's 3rd Advent Meditation

  • Hogg and Shelley had been reading Plato and struggling with the idea of preexistence.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • Hogg and Shelley had been reading Plato and struggling with the idea of preexistence.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • Hogg and Shelley had been reading Plato and struggling with the idea of preexistence.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • All concepts of life implied by the idea of preexistence, -- all those beliefs which, however sympathetically studied, must at first have seemed more than strange to you, -- finally lose that curious or fantastic character with which novelty once invested them, and present themselves under a perfectly normal aspect.

    Kokoro Japanese Inner Life Hints

  • All collaborative models in genetics are based on the preexistence of IP rights: open source uses IP as a platform; licensing clearinghouses; patent pools.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Can you briefly list a few scholars off the top of your head who question Pauline preexistence?

    Was Jesus Rich?

  • They caused a shift in the point of departure of Christological thinking—away from the historical Christ and onto the issue of preexistence.

    Did Jesus Claim To Be God?

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