Jewish views of the afterlife /

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Main Author: Raphael, Simcha Paull.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2009.
Edition:2nd ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • A personal journey
  • Is there life after Auschwitz?
  • Biblical roots of Jewish views of the afterlife
  • Tours of heaven and hell in apocryphal literature
  • The world to come in rabbinic Judaism
  • Visionary tourss of the afterlife in medieval Midrash
  • Immortality of the soul in medieval philosophy
  • The afterlife journey of the soul in Kabbalah
  • Death and the afterlife in Hasidic tales
  • A contemporary psychological model of the afterlife
  • Afterlife and the renewal of Jewish death rituals.