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Immortality and the Modern Mind


Harvard University Press 1922

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In this lecture, Lake provides a condensed history of how humanity has regarded the condition of the soul. He discusses ideas of eternal life, mysticism, individuality, reality, pleasure, and hope for resurrection. Most of his exposition focuses on nineteenth-century views. He covers the material vs. the spiritual and the good of the individual vs. the good of society.

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Key Features

  • References to the religions of ancient Greece and Rome, as well as Buddhism and Hinduism
  • Historical appendix

Product Details

  • Title: Immortality and the Modern Mind
  • Author: Kirsopp Lake
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publication Date: 1922
  • Pages: 71

About Kirsopp Lake

Kirsopp Lake (1872–1946) was born in England. He was a Biblical scholar, curate, and archeologist. He taught early Christian literature at the University of Leiden and Harvard University.

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