The Eclipse of Eternity: A Sociology of the Afterlife
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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St. Martin's Press (1996)
Many people still believe in life after death, but modern institutions operate as though this were the only world - eternity is now eclipsed from view in society and even in the church. This book carefully observes the eclipse - what caused it, how full is it, what are its consequences, will it last? How significant is recent interest in near-death experiences and reincarnation?
|Keywords||Future life Religion and sociology Death Social aspects Funeral rites and ceremonies Immortality (Philosophy|
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