A Brief History of Heaven Paperback

by Alister E. McGrath (University of Oxford);

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A Brief History of Heaven

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The concept of heaven has had an enormous impact on popular culture in the west, both religious and secular. So where does the idea come from? How did it develop? And how has it shaped western culture? This engaging and highly accessible book by one of today's best-known Christian writers explores the history of heaven, from its origins in biblical writings right up to the modern day. Bringing together literature, theology, politics, and the arts, this fascinating book traces the remarkable influence that the idea of heaven has had - and continues to have - on western culture.

A Brief History of Heaven by Alister E. McGrath (University of Oxford) was published by Blackwell Publishers Ltd in January 2003 and is our 61470th best seller. The ISBN for A Brief History of Heaven is 9780631233541.

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Page last updated 14th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherBlackwell Publishers Ltd (January 2003)
Number of Pages216
Thickness13 mm
Height202 mm
Width129 mm
Product Code9223
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