A Very Brief History of Eternity

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What is eternity? Is it anything other than a purely abstract concept, totally unrelated to our lives? A mere hope? A frightfully uncertain horizon? Or is it a certainty, shared by priest and scientist alike, and an essential element in all human relations? In A Very Brief History of Eternity , Carlos Eire, the historian and National Book Award-winning author of Waiting for Snow in Havana , has written a brilliant history of eternity in Western culture. Tracing the idea from ancient times to the present, Eire examines ...

A Very Brief History of Eternity 2011, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691152509

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A Very Brief History of Eternity 2009, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691133577

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