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Paradise mislaid how we lost heaven--and how we can regain it

Author: Jeffrey Burton Russell
Publisher: Oxford ˜[u.a.]œ Oxford University Press Birmingham, AL, USA EBSCO Industries, Inc. 2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this stimulating book, Russell sets out to rehabilitate heaven by forcefully attacking a series of ideas that have made belief in heaven, not to mention belief in God, increasingly difficult for modern people.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Burton Russell
ISBN: 9781429438612 1429438614 9780195160062 0195160061 1280838477 9781280838477 019534779X 9780195347791 9780195334586 0195334582 9780199851423 0199851425
OCLC Number: 704587156
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-193) and index
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (x, 210 pages)
Responsibility: Jeffrey Burton Russell

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Explores the many and complex reasons for the gradual erosion of the idea of heaven in the modern era. This work sheds light not only on the history of Christian thought, but on the process of  Read more...

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As one would expect from a scholar with impeccable credentials in history and religious studies, Russell's analysis encompasses the key thinkers of each period in stylish and attractive narrative, Read more...

 
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