The Theology of Death

The Theology of Death

by Douglas Davies

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Overview

This book aims to offer some sharply defined schemes of thought in a Christian environment in which death, hell and heaven have almost lost their place. The topic of hope is a key element and the book explores the birth and fostering of hope within Christian traditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780567030498
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 09/30/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Douglas Davies is Professor in the Study of Religion in the University of Durham, UK. His numerous books on death and other aspects of Religious Studies reflect his combined skills both as an Anthropologist of Religion and Theologian.

Table of Contents

1.Introduction
2.Body, bones and breath of life
3.Martyrs, altars and the bread of life
4.Judge of living and the dead
5.And for our salvation
6.The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away
7.The Lord and Giver of Life
8.Integrity and eternal life

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