1st Edition

Revival: Religion and the Future Life (1922)
The Development of the Belief in Life After Death By Authorities in the History of Religions

ISBN 9781138565210
Published January 30, 2019 by Routledge
342 Pages

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Book Description

This book discusses the in-depth history regarding the development of the belief in the Life After Death, including incites from across history and culture. From Ancient Egyptian and Persian beliefs to modern Christianity and Islam.

Table of Contents

I. The idea of future life among primitive tribes II. Ancient Egyptian ideas of the life hereafter III. Immortality in India IV. Immortality among the Babylonians and Assyrians V. The ancient Persian doctrine of a future life VI. Immortality in the Hebrew religion VII. Immortality in Greek religion VIII. Immortality in the synoptic gospels IX. Pauls belief in life after death X. Immortality in the fourth Gospel XI. Immortality in Mohammedanism XII. Life After Death

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Elias Hershey Sneath, Ph. D., LL. D. is Professor of the Philosophy of Religion and Religious Education, Yale University.