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Heaven : a history

Author: Colleen McDannell; Bernhard Lang
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1988.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colleen McDannell; Bernhard Lang
ISBN: 0300043465 9780300043464
OCLC Number: 17806610
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xiv, 410 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The dawn of Heaven --
Semitic background: communicating with the dead --
Yahweh alone: no promise for the dead --
Apocalypticism: the promise of resurrection --
Hellenistic Judaism; the promise of Heaven --
Jewish views of the afterlife in the First Century --
2. Jesus and the Christian promise --
Jesus: no marriage in Heaven --
Paul --
Revelation to John --
3. Irenaeus and Augustine on our Heavenly bodies --
4. Medieval Pleasures --
5. The pleasures of Renaissance paradise --
6. God at the center: protestant and Catholic Reformers --
Luther and Calvin --
Catholic Reformers --
Pious and Ascetic Middle class --
Theocentric Heaven --
7. Swedenborg and the emergence of a modern Heaven --
8. Love in the heavenly realm --
Pre-romantic precursors: Milton and Swedenborg --
Love and Marriage --
9. Eternal motion: progress in the other world --
Kinetic revolution in Heaven --
Persisting theocentric traditions --
Spiritualism: a thick description of Heaven --
Anthropocentric Heaven --
10. Heaven in contemporary Christianity.
Responsibility: Colleen McDannell and Bernhard Lang.

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Preface -- The Semitic background: communicating with the dead -- Yahweh alone: no promise for the dead -- Apocalypticism: the promise of resurrection -- Hellenistic Judaism: the promise of heaven -- Jewish views of the afterlife in the first century -- Jesus: no marriage in heaven -- Paul: spiritual bodies -- Revelation to john: the heavenly liturgy -- The Christian promise -- A compensation for martyrs: the glorified material world -- The ascetic promise: a heaven for souls -- The ecclesiastical promise: physical beauty eternalized -- The varieties of the patristic paradise -- Paradise garden and heavenly city -- The empyrean heaven as a place of light -- Everlasting contemplation of the divine -- The promise of love -- Medieval heavens -- The pleasures of a paradise garden -- Meeting again in heaven: lovers and saints -- The geography of heaven -- Protestant reformers: Luther and Calvin -- The Catholic reformers -- The pious and ascetic middle class -- Theocentric heaven -- The immediacy of life after death -- The material character of heaven -- Matter in motion -- Society, friendship, and love -- Modern heaven -- Pre-romantic precursors: Milton and Swedenborg -- Heaven as union of lovers -- Love and marriage -- Life in the heavenly home -- The triumph of human love -- Kinetic revolution in heaven -- Persisting theocentric traditions -- Spiritualism: a thick description of heaven -- Anthropocentric heaven -- Modern heavens: a wish... -- ...and a theology -- The decline of the modern heaven -- The symbolist compromise -- Realized eschatology: heaven on earth -- Theocentric minimalism -- Theology without promise -- What happened to heaven? -- Paradise found: themes and variations.

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