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By Christopher M. Moreman

ISBN-10: 1442274948

ISBN-13: 9781442274945

ISBN-10: 1442274956

ISBN-13: 9781442274952

In each tradition all through background, humans have requested a similar basic query approximately what's going to occur to them after they die. From the underworld to the sunshine on the finish of the tunnel, ideals and reports of loss of life abound. or even although we can't understand evidently what occurs to us after loss of life, our knowing of the afterlife could have a profound impression on how we are living. Beyond the Threshold is the 1st e-book to noticeably learn the afterlife throughout the lens of either global religions and metaphysical reviews. Christopher M. Moreman contains an advent to the afterlife ideals of old cultures, that are necessary to knowing the roots of many sleek rules approximately dying. He examines the folklore and doctrines of significant international religions, together with Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. He additionally discusses psychic phenomena throughout traditions, equivalent to mediums, near-death and out-of-body reviews, and past-life stories. whereas finally the afterlife continues to be unknowable, Moreman's particular, in-depth exploration of either ideals and stories may help readers achieve their very own knowing of the afterlife and the way to reside. No different publication within the box methods the problem of the afterlife from such a lot of angles, yet Moreman weaves them skillfully jointly into an available and interesting e-book. (Previous Edition)

Key alterations to the second one version include:

  • A new bankruptcy at the afterlife in African religions
  • New study at the afterlife and close to demise experiences
  • New fabric addressing secularism
  • Minor revisions/updates throughout

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