This engaging book by one of today's best-known Christian writers explores the history of heaven, from its origins in biblical writings to its most recent representations. A short, accessible book on the history of heaven. Draws together representations of heaven by a wide range of writers, theologians, politicians and artists. Covers literary works such as Dante's Divine Comedy , Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress , and the poems of George Herbert. Considers discussions by Marx and Freud of heaven's role in ...

A Brief History of Heaven 2003, Blackwell Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780631233541

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A Brief History of Heaven 2003, Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN-13: 9780631233534