Death be Not Proud Paperback

The Problem of the Afterlife

by Mark Corner;

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Death be Not Proud

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Might people one day live for ever? Would they want to? What sense can be made of ideas commonly referred to in terms of an 'afterlife'? What about notions of Heaven and Hell, of Purgatory and reincarnation? And in what sort of state are human beings expected to be during this 'afterlife' - immortal souls or resurrected bodies (and does either notion make sense)? What about the fact that any 'afterlife' concerns not just the fate of individuals but of society ('communion of saints') and even the physical universe itself? This book tries to survey some of the existing arguments about life 'after' death, with chapters on material from Christian tradition (particularly the New Testament and the Early Church) and from the philosophy of religion. It then attempts to reach its own conclusions, drawing on Kant and Barth in order to suggest that death is to be overcome rather than survived.

Death be Not Proud by Mark Corner was published by Verlag Peter Lang in October 2010. The ISBN for Death be Not Proud is 9783039119981.

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Details for Death be Not Proud

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherVerlag Peter Lang (October 2010)
Edition1st New edition
Number of Pages283
Thickness20 mm
Height220 mm
Width150 mm
Product Code4039299
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