Preparing for Heaven: What Dallas Willard Taught Me About Living, Dying, and Eternal Life

Preparing for Heaven: What Dallas Willard Taught Me About Living, Dying, and Eternal Life

by Gary Black Jr.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062365521
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/13/2015
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 333,158
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Gary Black Jr. is a professor of theology at Azusa Pacific University. He is the author of The Theology of Dallas Willard, and coauthor of The Divine Conspiracy Continued.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Prologue: Eternity in a Peach Box xiii

Introduction: Preparing for Evermore 1

Part 1 The Problem: What We Misunderstand About Heaven 11

Chapter 1 Beyond the Cosmic Car Wash 13

Chapter 2 A Good Death? 41

Chapter 3 Why We Exist 63

Chapter 4 The Substance of Spirit 93

Chapter 5 Choosing Eternal Life 121

Part 2 The Solution: Heaven at Hand 135

Chapter 6 Honesty 137

Chapter 7 Fearlessness 159

Chapter 8 Power 185

Chapter 9 Beneficial Relationships 213

Chapter 10 Joy 235

Conclusion: Final Things 257

Acknowledgments 271

Notes 275

About the Book 293

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