Mapping Paradise: A History of Heaven on Earth

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British Library, 2006 - Geographical myths - 398 pages
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Alessandro Scafi's fascinating account looks at the perception of world geography and the place of paradise within that. Central to this discussion are the key debates, prevalent from the Renaissance, about faith and reason, theology and philosophy and paradise both as an internal and external reality.

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Changing Views on Paradise on Maps
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Paradise in the Bible
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About the author (2006)

Alessandro Scafi is a lecturer in medieval and Renaissance cultural history at the Warburg Institute, University of London.

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