Death and Immortality in the Religions of the World

Death and Immortality in the Religions of the World

Published by Paragon House in New York, USA .

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Table of Contents

Death and immortality in the religions of the world : an editorial survey Paul and Linda Badham 1
Death and immortality in the African religious heritage Kofi Asare Opoku 9
Death and immortality in the Jewish tradition Daniel Cohn-Sherbok 24
The Christian hope today Paul Badham 37
Eschatology in recent Catholic thought Thomas McGowan 51
The teaching of the Quran concerning life after death Sulayman S. Nyang 71
Death and immortality in Islamic thought Salih Tug 86
Death and immortality in Hinduism Mariasusai Dhavamony 93
The Advaita view of death and immortality R. Balasubramanian 109
Life, death, and the deathless in Theravada Buddhism Saeng Chandra-Ngarm 128
Buddhism, karma, and immortality Bruce R. Reichenbach 141
A naturalistic case for extinction Linda Badham 158
The logic of mortality Antony Flew 171
A critical outline of the prima facie evidence for survival Arthur S. Berger 188
Current Western attitudes to death and survival David Lorimer 214
Contributors 231
Index 233

The Physical Object

Format Hardcover
Pagination iv, 238 pages
Number of pages 238
Dimensions 23 x x centimeters

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25695134M
ISBN 10 0-913757-54-3
ISBN 13 9780913757543
OCLC/WorldCat 14905873

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