The Resource Chasing immortality in world religions, Deborah M. Coulter-Harris

Chasing immortality in world religions, Deborah M. Coulter-Harris

Label
Chasing immortality in world religions
Title
Chasing immortality in world religions
Statement of responsibility
Deborah M. Coulter-Harris
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Analyzing ideas from ancient Sumer, Egypt, Greece and India, as well as the Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, this study explores how early religious models influenced later beliefs about immortality, the afterlife, the human soul, resurrection, and reward and punishment. The author highlights shared teachings among the most influential religions and philosophies"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
202/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL530
LC item number
.C68 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Chasing immortality in world religions, Deborah M. Coulter-Harris
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-201) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • RICHMOND
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gilgamesh: so human a demigod -- Ancient Egypt: democratic and magical views of immortality -- Ancient Greece: defining immortality in an age of gods and mortals -- Hinduism: immortality as nonexistence -- Judaism: questioning the essence of immortality -- Christianity: belief and hope in eternal life -- Islam: declares the final revelation on immortality -- Final assessment: reviewing global doctrines and analyzing the human condition
Control code
000404338
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 205 pages
Isbn
9780786497928
Lccn
2016028718
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u271566
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000404338
  • (OCoLC)943593579

Library Locations

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