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The history of Hell

by Alice K. Turner

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Published by Harcourt Brace & Co. in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hell -- Comparative studies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlice K. Turner.
    SeriesA Harvest book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL545 .T87 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 275 p., [32] of plates :
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL786271M
    ISBN 100156001373
    LC Control Number95018513

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Bart D. Ehrman is a leading authority on the New Testament and the history of early Christianity, and the author or editor of more than thirty books, including the New York Times bestsellers Misquoting Jesus, How Jesus Became God, and The Triumph of Christianity.A Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he has created eight popular audio Released on: Ma Even better, his witty, self-deprecatory style makes Heaven and Hell an enjoyable read.

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Hell, in many religious traditions, the abode, usually beneath the earth, of the unredeemed dead or the spirits of the damned. In its archaic sense, the term hell refers to the underworld, a deep pit or distant land of shadows where the dead are the underworld come dreams, ghosts, and demons, and in its most terrible precincts sinners pay—some say eternally—the penalty for.

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