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The Destiny of the Soul: A Critical History of the Doctrine of a Future Life, with a Complete Bibliography of the Subject
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The Destiny of the Soul: A Critical History of the Doctrine of a Future Life, with a Complete Bibliography of the Subject

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Roberts Brothers 1880

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Overview

Discover the history of views on the immortality of the human soul. William Rounseville Alger and Ezra Abbot outline theories of the origin and destiny of the soul, the significance of death, and the nature of the future life. Discover views of the afterlife held in various cultures. Analyze the essential New Testament texts on the human soul. Investigate patristic, medieval, and modern views. Expand your study with a 300 page, chronologically arranged bibliography. The Destiny of the Soul is both an essential introduction and a launchpad for further exploration.

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Key Features

  • Overviews the history of views on the immortality of the soul
  • Discusses views of the afterlife held in other cultures
  • Includes a 300 page, chronologically arranged bibliography

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About the Authors

William Rounseville Alger (1822–1905) was educated at Harvard Divinity School from 1844 to 1847. He was an active abolitionist and poet. His works include History of the Cross of Christ, The Solitudes of Nature and of Man, and The Poetry of the East.

Ezra Abbot (1819–1884) graduated with his MA from Bowdoin College in 1843. For 15 years Abbot worked as an assistant librarian for Harvard College. In 1871 he was named as a lecturer of New Testament textual criticism and from 1872 until his death he was Bussey Professor of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Harvard Divinity School.