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

Author: Jeffrey Burton Russell
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Russell, Jeffrey Burton.
Paradise mislaid.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005032361
(OCoLC)62342706
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
OCLC Number: 79861585
Description: 1 online resource (x, 210 pages)
Contents: Shut and open --
Up --
Enchantment --
Ahead --
Back --
In and out --
Forward --
Here.
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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