A Brief History of Heaven (Innbundet)

Serie: Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion 


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2003
Antall sider: 216
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion
ISBN/EAN: 9780631233534
Omtale A Brief History of Heaven
This engaging book by one of todaya s best--known Christian writers explores the history of heaven, from its origins in biblical writings to its most recent representations. * A short, accessible book on the history of heaven. * Draws together representations of heaven by a wide range of writers, theologians, politicians and artists. * Covers literary works such as Dantea s Divine Comedy, Bunyana s Pilgrima s Progress, and the poems of George Herbert. * Considers discussions by Marx and Freud of heavena s role in society. * Based on serious scholarship but is ideal for the non--specialist who wants to learn more about the idea of heaven. * Alister E. McGrath is one of todaya s best--known Christian writers.

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