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Death and eternal life

Author: John Hick
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster/John Knox Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this cross-cultural, interdisciplinary study, John Hick draws upon major world religions, as well as biology, psychology, parapsychology, anthropology, and philosophy, to explore the mystery of death. He argues that scientific and philosophical objections to the idea of survival after death can be challenged, and he claims that human inadequacy in facing suffering supports the basic religious argument for  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hick
ISBN: 0664255094 9780664255091 0664255035 9780664255039
OCLC Number: 28798235
Notes: Cover title: Death & eternal life.
Description: 495 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Introductory --
pt. 2. The contemporary situation --
pt. 3. Christian approaches --
pt. 4. Western and Eastern pareschatologies --
pt. 5. A possible human destiny.
Other Titles: Death & eternal life.
Responsibility: John Hick ; with a new preface by the author.

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"In this cross-cultural, interdisciplinary study, John Hick draws upon major world religions, as well as biology, psychology, parapsychology, anthropology, and philosophy, to explore the mystery of death. He argues that scientific and philosophical objections to the idea of survival after death can be challenged, and he claims that human inadequacy in facing suffering supports the basic religious argument for immortality."--Publisher description.

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