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After lives : a guide to heaven, hell, and purgatory, John Casey

Label
After lives : a guide to heaven, hell, and purgatory
Title
After lives
Title remainder
a guide to heaven, hell, and purgatory
Statement of responsibility
John Casey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A survey of ideas on death, immortality, the afterlife, sin, retribution, goodness and salvation, this book draws on philosophical and literary material from Ancient Egypt, Greece, Judaism, Islam, Christianity, and modern and secular work
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1939-
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Casey, John
Dewey number
202/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Label
After lives : a guide to heaven, hell, and purgatory, John Casey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Dark futures. After lives -- Egypt -- Mesopotamia and Israel -- Greece and Rome -- The Christian beginnings -- Dante : Inferno -- Predestination : Augustine to Calvin and beyond -- The decline of hell -- Purgatory. Rome's happiest inspiration? -- Heaven. Heaven : Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel -- Bodies fleshly and spiritual -- Dante : Paradiso -- Celestial pleasures : Renaissance and Reformation heavens -- Heavenly speculations -- Heaven seen and heard : Swedenborg -- With easy intercourse pass to and fro -- Scoring in heaven
Control code
ocn617638082
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 468 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195092950
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)617638082
Label
After lives : a guide to heaven, hell, and purgatory, John Casey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Dark futures. After lives -- Egypt -- Mesopotamia and Israel -- Greece and Rome -- The Christian beginnings -- Dante : Inferno -- Predestination : Augustine to Calvin and beyond -- The decline of hell -- Purgatory. Rome's happiest inspiration? -- Heaven. Heaven : Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel -- Bodies fleshly and spiritual -- Dante : Paradiso -- Celestial pleasures : Renaissance and Reformation heavens -- Heavenly speculations -- Heaven seen and heard : Swedenborg -- With easy intercourse pass to and fro -- Scoring in heaven
Control code
ocn617638082
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 468 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195092950
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)617638082

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