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Title: The Book of Heaven - an Anthology of Writings from Ancient to Modern Times
Description: New York, Oxford University Press. 2000, First Edition. (ISBN: 0195119339). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. In every culture, in every epoch, human beings have yearned for heaven - the kingdom of God, abode of the elect, fount of enlightenment, mirror of hopes and desires. In this book the authors provide a wide ranging anthology of writings about heaven, drawing from scriptures, myths, epics, poems, prayers, sermons, novels, hymns and spells, to illuminate a vast spectrum of beliefs about the world beyond. R3. Fine/Fine.

Keywords: Heaven, Upanishads, Tibetan Book of the Dead, Bhagavata Purana, Qur'an, Buddhist Pure Land Sutras, Jewish Mystical Hymns, Shaker Songs 0195119339

Price: GBP 8.00 = appr. US$ 11.42 Seller: Goldring Books
- Book number: 006479

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