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The Destiny of the Soul

A Critical History of the Doctrine of a Future Life

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Published: 1878
Language: English
Wordcount: 399,744 / 1175 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.5
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 1,278
Added to site: 2006.08.20
mnybks.net#: 14545
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Religion
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HEORIES OF THE SOUL'S DESTINATION

Part Second.

ETHNIC THOUGHTS CONCERNING A FUTURE LIFE.

CHAPTER I.

BARBARIAN NOTIONS OF A FUTURE LIFE

CHAPTER II.

DRUIDIC DOCTRINE OF A FUTURE LIFE

CHAPTER III.

SCANDINAVIAN DOCTRINE OF A FUTURE LIFE

CHAPTER IV.

ETRUSCAN DOCTRINE OF A FUTURE LIFE

CHAPTER V.

EGYPTIAN DOCTRINE OF A FUTURE LIFE

CHAPTER VI.

BRAMANIC AND BUDDHIST DOCTRINE OF A FUTURE LIFE

CHAPTER VII.

PERSIAN DOCTRINE OF A FUTURE LIFE

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4.5 from 2 reviews: *****
2011.08.12
Marie Bruemmer
*****

This is a 908 page tome. And while the contents are dated at times (very dated indeed at times) it is still a really worthwhile read. Not for the easily bored however. Also it is a bit discouraging to find that so many people are no more religiously enlightened today than they were in the 1860's when the author was remonstrating against their position.(He is a Christian, but a liberal one.) I have never seen so much on this subject in one place before, however. And he truly does try to show all sides to the best of his ability. I highly recommend this tome.

2010.10.29
Shania
****.

I am highly impressed.


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