Heaven and hell : a history of the afterlife / Bart D. Ehrman.
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Summary:A New York Times bestselling historian of early Christianity takes on two of the most gripping questions of human existence: where did the ideas of heaven and hell come from, and why do they endure?
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|Cook Memorial Library - La Grande||236.2 E339 (Text)||35178001811176||New Adult Non-Fiction||Book||Branch_Only_3months||06/09/2020||Available||-|
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- ISBN: 9781501136733
- ISBN: 1501136739
- Physical Description: xxiii, 326 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-311) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Guided tours of heaven and hell -- The fear of death -- Life after death before there was life after death -- Will justice be done? : the rise of postmortem rewards and punishments -- Death after death in the Hebrew Bible -- Dead bodies that return to life : the resurrection in ancient Israel -- Why wait for the resurrection? : life after death right after death -- Jesus and the afterlife -- The afterlife after Jesus' life : Paul the Apostle -- Altering the views of Jesus : the later gospels -- The afterlife mysteries of the book of revelation -- Eternal life in the flesh -- Tactile ecstasy and torment in the Christian hereafter -- Who will inherit the blessings? : purgatory, reincarnation, and salvation for all.
A New York Times bestselling historian of early Christianity takes on two of the most gripping questions of human existence: where did the ideas of heaven and hell come from, and why do they endure?
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