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A Brief History of Heaven
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackwell Pub
Publication date February 14, 2003
Pages 176
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780631233541
ISBN-10 0631233547
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 6.75 in.
Weight 0.42 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $34.95
Other format details religious
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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 society.
  • Based on serious scholarship but is ideal for the non-specialist who wants to learn more about the idea of heaven.
  • Alister E. McGrath is one of today's best-known Christian writers.


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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780631233534
 
from Blackwell Pub (February 14, 2003)
9780631233534 | details & prices | 176 pages | 5.00 × 7.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.58 lbs | List price $115.95
About: 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.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780631233541
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Blackwell Pub (February 14, 2003)
9780631233541 | details & prices | 176 pages | 5.00 × 6.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.42 lbs | List price $34.95
About: 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.
Miscellaneous
from Blackwell Pub (April 15, 2008)
9780470779910 | details & prices | 216 pages | List price $87.95
Miscellaneous
Onl edition from John Wiley & Sons Inc (February 25, 2008)
9780470690192 | details & prices | 216 pages | List price $100.00

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