Item #407625 Death, afterlife and the soul / edited by Lawrence E. Sullivan. Lawrence E. Sullivan.

Death, afterlife and the soul / edited by Lawrence E. Sullivan

1989, 2nd edition. New York London : Macmillan. Near fine paperback copy; edges very slightly dulled. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Item #407625
ISBN: 0028974034

Physical description; xii, 282 pages. Notes; Includes bibliographical references. Contents; Part 1 : Death, funerals, and the dead -- Death / Th. P. van Baaren -- Human sacrifice / Kay A. Read -- Suicide / Marilyn J. Harran -- Funeral rites / Louis-Vincent Thomas -- Tombs / Tamara M. Green -- Relics / John S. Strong -- Ancestor worship Helen Hardacre -- Mythic ancestors / Charles H. Long -- Necromancy / Erika Bourguignon -- Part 2 : The afterlife and transitions to the otherworld -- The afterlife / Jane I. Smith -- Geographies of death / Th. P. van Baaren -- Eschatology / R.J. Zwi Werblowsky -- Ascension / Ioan Petru Culianu -- Descent into the underworld / Anna-Leena Siikala -- The judgment of the dead / Helmer Ringgren -- Transmigration / R.J. Zwi Werblowsky -- Reincarnation / J. Bruce Long -- Apotheosis / Robert Turcan -- Heaven and hell / Linda M. Tober and Stanley Lusby -- The underworld / J. Bruce Long -- Part 3 : Concepts of the soul and its destiny -- Concepts of soul in the ancient Near East / Stevan L. Davies -- Chinese concepts of the soul and the afterlife / Anna Seidel -- Concepts of the soul in Indian religions / William K. Mahony -- Greek and Hellenistic concepts of the soul / Jan Bremmar -- Judiac concepts of the soul / Jack Bemporad -- Christian concepts of the soul / Geddes MacGregor -- Islamic concepts of the soul / Michael E. Marmura -- Concepts of the soul in tribal communities / Claude Rivière -- Ghosts / Geoffrey Parrinder -- Immortality / Julien Ries. Subjects; Death Religious aspects ; Comparative studies. Funeral rites and ceremonies. Future life ; Comparative studies. Soul ; Comparative studies. Future life. Soul. Death Religious aspects. Funeral rites and ceremonies. Comparative studies. Death. Religious aspects. Death. Death Attitudes of religions.

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