Revival: Religion and the Future Life (1922): The Development of the Belief in Life After Death By Authorities in the History of Religions, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Revival: Religion and the Future Life (1922)

The Development of the Belief in Life After Death By Authorities in the History of Religions, 1st Edition

Edited by Elias Hershey Sneath

Routledge

342 pages

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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

About the Editor

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

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REL000000
RELIGION / General