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The Resource Conceptions of the afterlife in early civilizations : universalism, constructivism, and near-death experience, edited by Gregory Shushan

Conceptions of the afterlife in early civilizations : universalism, constructivism, and near-death experience, edited by Gregory Shushan

Label
Conceptions of the afterlife in early civilizations : universalism, constructivism, and near-death experience
Title
Conceptions of the afterlife in early civilizations
Title remainder
universalism, constructivism, and near-death experience
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gregory Shushan
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Gregory Shushan challenges post-modern scholarly attitudes concerning cross-cultural comparisons in the study of religions. In an original and innovative piece of comparative research, he analyses afterlife conceptions in five ancient civilisations (Old and Middle Kingdom Egypt, Sumerian and Old Babylonian Mesopotamia, Vedic India, pre-Buddhist China, and pre-Columbian Mesoamerica). These are considered in light of historical and contemporary reports of near-death experiences, and shamanic afterlife 'journeys'. "Conceptions of the Afterlife in Early Civilizations" is a significant stu
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
202/.3
Index
index present
LC call number
BL535
LC item number
.C65 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Shushan, Gregory
Series statement
Continuum advances in religious studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Future life
  • Universalism
  • Near-death experiences
  • RELIGION
  • Future life
  • Near-death experiences
  • Universalism
Label
Conceptions of the afterlife in early civilizations : universalism, constructivism, and near-death experience, edited by Gregory Shushan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Theory and methodology in concept and application -- pt. 2. Conceptions of the afterlife in early civilizations -- pt. 3. Universalism and culture-specificity: an interdisciplinary approach
Control code
646813821
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 238 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441188120
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646813821
Label
Conceptions of the afterlife in early civilizations : universalism, constructivism, and near-death experience, edited by Gregory Shushan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Theory and methodology in concept and application -- pt. 2. Conceptions of the afterlife in early civilizations -- pt. 3. Universalism and culture-specificity: an interdisciplinary approach
Control code
646813821
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 238 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441188120
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646813821

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