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The quest for paradise : visions of heaven and eternity in the world's myths and religions

Author: John Ashton; Tom Whyte
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st HarperCollins edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Ashton; Tom Whyte
ISBN: 006251735X 9780062517357
OCLC Number: 48232981
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Immortal longings --
The living dead --
The dawn of human history --
Ancient Egypt --
The Aztecs --
The Celtic paradise --
Valhalla --
Classical myth --
Greek paradise --
Temporary stopovers --
Buddhist paradise --
Hinduism --
The Eden story --
Adam and Eve --
The garden of Eden --
Jewish paradise --
Paradise lost --
Angels of Islam --
The gardens of delight --
Above and below --
The early church --
Down to Earth --
Medieval gardens --
Other worlds --
Utopias --
Utopian paradise --
Close to nature --
Australian aborigines --
African religions --
Rastafarian paradise --
The American Eden --
Earth : the global garden.
Responsibility: John Ashton and Tom Whyte.

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