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Author Walter, Tony, 1948-

Title The eclipse of eternity : a sociology of the afterlife / Tony Walter.

Publication Info. Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1996.

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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  133.9 W234E    Check Shelf
Description ix, 222 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 201-214. - Includes index.
Contents 1. The Afterlife: A Theological Survey -- 2. The Afterlife: Popular Beliefs Today -- 3. Secularisation and the Terror of Death -- 4. Idealist and Materialist Explanations -- 5. Medicine: the Secularisation of Hope -- 6. The Secularisation of Ritual: Funerals and Burials -- 7. The Secularisation of Ritual: Cremation and Dissection -- 8. Loss: The Secularisation of Meaning -- 9. Retrospect and Prospect -- 10. Pastoral Care -- 11. Heavens on Earth -- 12. Ethics without Eternity -- 13. The Reappearance of the Hereafter -- 14. The Eclipse of Eternity.
Subject Eternity.
Eternity -- Social aspects.
Death -- Social aspects.
Death -- Religious aspects.
Religious life.
Indexed Term Future life
Subject Dood.
Hiernamaals.
Eeuwig leven.
√Čternit√© -- Aspect social.
Sociologie de la mort.
Mort -- Aspect religieux.
Vie future.
Vie religieuse.
ISBN 0333616146
9780333616147
0312159331 (U.S.)
9780312159337 (U.S.)
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