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Heaven : a history

Author: Colleen McDannell; Bernhard Lang
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Includes a substantial new preface on changing views of life after death in the new century, this copiously illustrated book describes the ways in which believers--from biblical authors to present-day religious thinkers--have pictured Heaven, not just in doctrine but also in poetry, art, literature, and popular culture.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colleen McDannell; Bernhard Lang
ISBN: 0300091079 9780300091076
OCLC Number: 48237852
Notes: 1st publication as a Yale Nota Bene book.
Previous edition: 1988.
Description: xxv, 411 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Colleen McDannell and Bernhard Lang.

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Includes a substantial new preface on changing views of life after death in the new century, this copiously illustrated book describes the ways in which believers--from biblical authors to present-day religious thinkers--have pictured Heaven, not just in doctrine but also in poetry, art, literature, and popular culture.

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