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Author Wright, J. Edward
Title The early history of Heaven / J. Edward Wright
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  BM645.H43 W951 2000    AVAILABLE    30530000682930
 CLP Library  216.9 W951    AVAILABLE    30580001695670
 Ethnology Library  BM645.H43 W75 2000    AVAILABLE    30520020584471
Descript xviii, 318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-310) and indexes
Ancient Egyptian traditions -- Ancient Mesopotamian traditions -- Israelite traditions -- Persian, Greek and Roman traditions -- Early Jewish and Christian traditions I: the persistence of biblical and ancient near eastern models -- Early Jewish and Christian traditions II: the adoption of Hellenistic models -- Early Jewish and Christian traditions III: common themes and motifs -- Later developments in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic images
Subject Heaven -- Judaism -- History of doctrines
Heaven -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600
Heaven -- Comparative studies
Literature, Ancient -- History and criticism
Apocalyptic literature -- History and criticism
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