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Heaven, hell, and the afterlife : eternity in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Author: J Harold Ellens
Publisher: Santa Barbara : Praeger, 2013.
Series: Psychology, religion, and spirituality.
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Christianity, Islam, and Judaism all feature ideas about heaven, hell, and afterlife, and these concepts have evolved over time within these religions. This work supplies a detailed and coherent understanding of the broad scope of spiritual thinking in the last 3,000 years within the Abrahamic traditions.
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Heaven, hell, and the afterlife
(DLC) 2012048027
(OCoLC)780481173
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Harold Ellens
ISBN: 9781440801846 1440801843
OCLC Number: 862077136
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 223 pages).
Contents: Vol. 1. End time and afterlife in Judaism. Afterlife and underworld in the Bible / J. Harold Ellens --
End time and afterlife in Judaism : two readings of the vision of the end of days / Yitzhak (Itzik) Peleg --
Caught in the snare of She'ol, but dew gives life to dust / Andries Gideon Van Aarde --
The afterlife in the Septuagint / Leonard Greenspoon --
Enochic Judaism and the Messiah of the early church : adapted images of heaven, hell, and afterlife / James A. Waddell --
Heaven and hell, angels and demons : the other side in the second temple period / Donald R. Vance --
Heaven, hell, and afterlife int he Dead Sea scrolls and their influences in the New Testament / J. Harold Ellens --
The afterlife in Philo and Josephus / Jason von Ehrenkrook --
Death and future life : a Jewish meditation / Theodore A. Perry --
Jewish Christian eschatology / Jennifer M. Rosner --
Jesus and the afterlife : glimpses of Jewish traditions in the teachings of Jesus / Gregory C. Jenks --
Near-death experiences and transcendence in Judaism / B. Les Lancaster, Harris Friedman, Stanley Krippner, Cheryl Fracasso --
From spiritual care to religious violence : the liabilities of the afterlife / Joseph M. Kramp --
Hell on earth : corporeal existence as the ultimate punishment of the wicked in Philo of Alexandria and the wisdom of Solomon / Jason M. Zurawski --
Vol. 2. End time and afterlife in Christianity. Heaven, hell, and the text of the New Testament / Peter R. Rodgers --
Eternal life in John's gospel : it's playing now / Wayne G. Rollins --
The tomb cult of the early Jesus-followers in Jerusalem / Andries Gideon Van Aarde --
When heaven gives you hell : salvation of the soul in the gnostic Christian Gospel of Philip / Bas van Os --
Shifting views of heaven, hell, and the afterlife in the second century CE / Deborah Forger --
Heaven, hell, and afterlife in the Christian creeds / J. Harold Ellens --
Hades, hell, and Sheol : the reception history of the King James version in American fundamentalism / Philip Samuel Browning Helsel --
The history of the King James Bible as a source and response to ecumenical anxiety / Elliot Berger --
Re-membering the body of Christ : historical origins and psychological implications of the doctrine of the communion of saints / Philip Samuel Browning Helsel --
Signposts for heaven : C.S. Lewis, sehnsucht, and the fulfillment of joy / Kevin J. Eames --
The afterlife in fundamentalism / F. Morgan Roberts --
Humanistic Christian ideations on heaven and hell / Jack Hanford --
Popular notions on afterlife in the Christian community / Virginia Ingram --
Eternity in the age of Aquarius : origins and concepts of heaven and hell in the New Age movement / Jeffrey Spence --
Eschatology in African Christian theology / Xolani Sakuba --
Near-death experiences from a Christian vantage point / Cheryl Fracasso, Harris Friedman, Stanley Krippner --
Heaven, hell, and paradise : consciousness research and eschatological mythology / Stanislav Grof --
Do heaven and hell matter? How a Christian perspective on heaven and hell shapes our psychology / Steven A. Rogers --
Vol. 3. End time and afterlife in Islamic, Buddhist, and indigenous cultures. Ontological expansion of life and its implications : Islam / Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi --
Al-Ghayb wa al-'Akhirah : heaven, hell, and eternity in the Qur'an / Grant R. Shafer --
Muslim attitudes toward near-death experiences, death, and the afterlife / Akbar Husain, Sabira Khan, Stanley Krippner, Cheryl Fracasso, Harris Friedman --
The underworld in Islam compared with Jewish and Christian traditions / J. Harold Ellens --
Ideas of apocalyptic eschatology in Islam / J. Harold Ellens --
Philosophers and the afterlife : Maimonides, Avicenna (Ibn Sinna), and Averroes (Ibn Ro/Ushd) : perspectives on the afterlife in medieval Islamic and Jewish philosophy / John T. Greene --
Our reach for eternity, now and hereafter, secular and sacred / Richard K. Fenn --
Death, afterlife, and ancestors in Africa / Glenna S. Jackson, Jean Ntahoturi, Mbengu David Nyiawung --
Meaning and destiny : life and afterlife of the aborigines of Australia / Mary Wittbold --
Historic and contemporary American perspectives on aspects of our afterlife / J. Harold Ellens --
Global reflections on heaven, hell, and afterlife in the Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, and western worlds (with a note on Buddhism) / John T. Green.
Series Title: Psychology, religion, and spirituality.
Responsibility: J. Harold Ellens, editor.

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