Rebirth vs Redemption - What's the difference?

rebirth | redemption |

As nouns the difference between rebirth and redemption

is that rebirth is reincarnation; new birth subsequent to one's first while redemption is (religious): redemption; salvation.




(en noun)
  • Reincarnation; new birth subsequent to one's first.
  • * 1989 , Saral Jhingran, Aspects of Hindu morality , page 35:
  • A theistic version of the above doctrine of transmigratory existence is presented best in the Bhagavadgit? which compares the rebirth of the soul in another body to changing of clothes,
  • Revival, reinvigoration.
  • * 2009 , Richard Taruskin, Music in the Nineteenth Century :
  • And it was the spread of modern nationalism in the aftermath of Napoleon's defeat that mainly accounted for the nineteenth-century rebirth of the “Handelian” oratorio in Germany, where it had never thrived before,
  • Spiritual renewal.
  • * 2000 , Joseph Stoutzenberger, Celebrating Sacraments , page 132:
  • The rebirth of Baptism affirms that Christ the healer shares our life.
  • * 2011 , Chad T. Pierce, Spirits and the Proclamation of Christ , page 233:
  • Rather, in 1 Pet 3:21, those who have experienced rebirth in Christ, presumably through baptism, are promised an eschatological reward.



    See also

    * reborn * reincarnation * renaissance * revival * metempsychosis





  • the act of redeeming or something redeemed
  • the recovery, for a fee, of a pawned article
  • salvation from sin
  • rescue upon payment of a ransom
  • Derived terms

    * beyond redemption * past redemption * redemption fatigue * redemption price * redemption value