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Heaven and hell : a history of the afterlife / Bart D. Ehrman.

Ehrman, Bart D., (author.).

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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?
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 236.2 .E339h 2020 (Text) 37814003302032 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 07/27/2020 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 236.2 E339 (Text) 35178001811176 New Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 06/09/2020 Available -
Ontario Community Library 236.2 EHRMA (Text) 33330004521060 New Book Display Book Branch_Only_6months 06/30/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501136733
  • ISBN: 1501136739
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 326 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020.

Content descriptions

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.
Summary, etc.:
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?
Subject: Future life > Christianity > History of doctrines > Early church, ca. 30-600.
Heaven > Christianity > History of doctrines > Early church, ca. 30-600.
Hell > Christianity > History of doctrines > Early church, ca. 30-600.
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5050 . ‡aGuided 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.
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