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Description - Beyond the Threshold by Christopher M. Moreman

Beyond the Threshold introduces readers to afterlife beliefs and experiences in world religions. The second edition has been revised and updated throughout, including a new chapter on afterlife beliefs and practices in selected African traditions, new research on the afterlife and near-death experiences, the addition of key words and definitions to each chapter, and more.

Christopher M. Moreman offers an introduction to afterlife beliefs in ancient cultures, which are essential to understanding the roots of many modern ideas about death. He examines the folklore and doctrines of major world religions, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese religions, and several African traditions. He also discusses psychic phenomena across traditions, such as mediums, near-death and out-of-body experiences, and past-life memories.

While ultimately the afterlife remains unknowable, the second edition of this unique, in-depth exploration of both beliefs and experiences can help readers reach their own understanding of the afterlife and how to live.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781442274952
ISBN-10: 1442274956
Format: Paperback / softback
(232mm x 150mm x 22mm)
Pages: 350
Imprint: Rowman & Littlefield
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 13-Sep-2017
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Christopher M. Moreman

Christopher M. Moreman is professor and chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at California State University, East Bay. He has edited several volumes, including Oxford's Teaching Death and Dying and The Routledge Companion to Death and Dying, among other publications.

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