A Treasury of Heaven's Likenesses: Descriptions of Heaven from Scriptures of Major World Religions

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iUniverse, 2006 - Religion - 136 pages
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Here is immediate access to concepts of heaven from the sacred writings of major world religions. Based on a one-year extensive review of world scriptureal texts, it answers the following questions: 1) What is heaven like? 2) How do concepts of heaven vary from religion to religion? 3) How do I get there from various parts of the world? 4) Is heaven just an oasis? 5) What goes on in heaven? 6) Who is in heaven? 7) How will I feel in heaven?

This book is a good reference for persons interested in detailed descriptions of heaven. It also reveals some of the basic motivational concepts of adherents of major world religions.

The oldest living human being recently died. She was 116 years old. That is about 30 years older than the average age of death in countries with citizens in the very best of health. How old are you? No matter how old you are, maybe you should learn more about the ultimate reward from God?

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Contents

From Judaic Sources
35
From Hindu Sources
70
From Buddhist Sources
101
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About the author (2006)

Rolland E. Stroup, Jr. was born in 1943 on a farm in Wells County, Indiana, moved with his family to Hartford City, Indiana, in 1952, then to Mishawaka, Indiana in 1958. He was a high school exchange student to Germany in 1960, graduated from DePauw University with a B.A. degree in 1966 and Purdue University with a Master of Science degree in 1979. He served 23 months in the U.S. Army 1968/69. Additional federal employment was as a letter carrier and safety specialist, retiring in 1994. He now enjoys working as an electronics assembler and his family life in Ellicott City, Maryland. His previously published work is a book entitled Latter-Day Richard, Vantage Press, New York, NY.

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