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Paradise understood : new philosophical essays about heaven

Author: T Ryan Byerly; Eric J Silverman
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press 2017.
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Paradise understood: new philosophical essays about Heaven' systematically investigates heaven, or paradise, as conceived within theistic religious traditions such as Rabbinic Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It considers a variety of topics concerning what life in paradise would, could, or will be like for human persons. The collection offers novel approaches to questions about heaven of perennial philosophical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Paradise understood. New philosophical essays about heaven.
Corby : Oxford University Press 2017
(OCoLC)959365091
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T Ryan Byerly; Eric J Silverman
ISBN: 9780192513045 0192513044
OCLC Number: 976434195
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: PART I: THE BASIC NATURE OF PARADISE; PART II: THE EPISTEMOLOGY OF PARADISE; PART III: VIRTUE IN PARADISE; PART IV: PARADISE AND RESPONDING TO EVIL; PART V: THE SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY OF PARADISE; PART VI: RESURRECTION IN PARADISE; PART VII: FREEDOM IN PARADISE; VIII: THE DESIRABILITY OF PARADISE
Responsibility: edited by T. Ryan Byerly and Eric J. Silverman.

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A collection of seventeen philosophical essays that systematically investigate heaven, or paradise, as conceived within theistic religious traditions.  Read more...

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The contributions to this volume should provide rewarding food for thought about a wide range of issues, to theists and non-theists alike. * Evan Fales, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews *

 
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