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Confronting the history of the ‘afterlife’ in the ‘Western’ tradition, Alan Segal’s Life After Death: A History of the Afterlife in the Western Religion is a fascinating post-9/11... Read morePublished 3 months ago by David S. Wellhauser
A must read, very good overview of the concepts of death and the afterlife in classical antiquity.Published 9 months ago by Abraxas
This book takes the discussion of life after life to a new level, away from the current emotional stage in which it seems to be stuck. Read morePublished 17 months ago by david hinshaw
This book is being used for a graduate course on heaven,he'll and afterlife; great text for the class. I received the book in ample enough time for the class.Published on February 16, 2013 by Thomas Baynham Jr.
Professor Segal has obviously done a lot of research to write this book, and others have pointed out many of it's good points, so I'll stick to saying what others haven't... Read morePublished on September 30, 2010 by Saeed Kauser
I spotted this book by accident in the library while looking for another book on the afterlife. Then I bought it from Amazon because I could see it was a serious academic... Read morePublished on July 25, 2010 by L. G. Hancock
I have been studying early Christianity and the cultural context in which it took shape. I have found this book to be a good resource.Published on May 2, 2010 by Otto A. Sotnak
This is a work of outstanding scholarship that has much to offer the lay person as well as the specialist. Read morePublished on February 22, 2009 by Adrienne Hickey
There are already many good reviews to this book, so I will only suggest reading the following books on religion in addition to Segal's: a) "The Phenomenon of Religion: A Thematic... Read morePublished on November 15, 2008 by César González Rouco