Discusses the contributions of biology, psychology, parapsychology, sociology and philosophy, and the insights of the Christian, Hindu and Buddhist traditions, and offers an hypothesis about a continuation beyond this life of human moral and spiritual growth.
“Wonderfully informative, bold in generalization, and unabashed in demythologising . . A seminal work, one destined to influence all similar studies for many years to come” (News Review of Books and Religion)
“Though Death and Eternal Life is patently a work of deep scholarship, possibly a landmark study, the general reader will also find it a useful compendium of world religions and philosophies” (Publishers Weekly)
"Wonderfully informative, bold in generalization, and unabashed in demythologising, Death and Eternal Life is an educative venture of the first quality . . A seminal work, one destined to influence all similar studies for many years to come" (The New Review of Books and Religion)
"As a comprehensive evaluation of the theological options, Death and Eternal Life is a considerable achievement, a successful experiment in 'global theology', and likely the standard philosophical discussion of the subject for some time to come" (Kirkus Reviews)
" . . It is as timely as it is stimulating and enlightening" (America)
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