Formation of hell - death and retribution in the ancient and early christia. (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Formation of hell - death and retribution in the ancient and early christia.

Author: Alan E Bernstein
Publisher: Cornell University Press, 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"An absorbing history."-Washington Post Book World -- Cornell University Press

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan E Bernstein
ISBN: 9780801481314 0801481317
OCLC Number: 1023263432
Description: 408 sidor ; 15.5 cm
Contents: PrefaceNote on TranslationsIntroduction: Babylonia and EgyptPART ONE. The Netherworlds of Greece and RomeI. Neutral Death2. Moral Death3. Porous Death4. Useful DeathPART TWO. The Afterlife in Ancient Judaism5. Spirits of the Dead6. Dividing the Dead7. Eternal PunishmentPART THREE. Hell in the New Testament8. Destruction9. Damnation10. The Myth behind HellPART FOUR. Tensions in Early Christianity11. Divine Sovereignty12. Divine Mercy13. Eternity DefendedConclusionBibliographyGeneral IndexIndex of Biblical References -- Cornell University Press

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"An absorbing history." -- Frances Taliaferro * Washington Post Book World * "Bernstein draws on sources from Babylonia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Israel as well as the early Christian community to Read more...

 
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