Heaven A History

ISBN-10: 0300091079

ISBN-13: 9780300091076

Edition: 2nd 2001

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What will eternity in the hereafter be like? This study describes and interprets the ways in which believers - from biblical authors to mediaeval mystics, from Jesus to modern religious thinkers - have pictured Heaven.
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List price: $29.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/11/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Colleen McDannell is Sterling McMurrin Chair of Religious Studies and associate professor of history at the University of Utah.

Bernhard Lang is professor of religion at the University of Paderborn, Germany.

Preface to the Second Edition
The Dawn of Heaven
Jesus and the Christian Promise
Irenaeus and Augustine on our Heavenly Bodies
Medieval Promises
The Pleasures of Renaissance Paradise
God at the Center: Protestant and Catholic Reformers
Swedenborg and the Emergence of a Modern Heaven
Love in the Heavenly Realm
Eternal Motion: Progress in the Other World
Heaven in Contemporary Christianity
Paradise Found: Themes and Variations
Author Index
Subject Index
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