Afterlife is the concept that an essential part of an individual's identity or the stream of ... In some views, this continued existence often takes place in a spiritual realm, and in other ... Major views on the afterlife derive from religion, esotericism and metaphysics. ...... In some societies like the Mende, multiple beliefs coexist.


People have always wondered about life after death. ... multitude of ideas generated throughout all societies and religions regarding the future state of man once ...


In our search for clarity, we begin with a brief review of immortal-soul beliefs down ... Alan F. Segal, Life After Death: A History of the Afterlife in Western Religion ... Hellenistic ideas penetrated Jewish society as well, but according to Segal, “the ...


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The idea of avoiding death through some kind of belief in the afterlife is one of the ... Most spiritual experiences throughout the rest of the world rest on the idea of ... so that the world we recognize officially in literature and in society is a poetic ...


Jan 1, 2006 ... This E-book reviews religious beliefs concerning death, afterlife, and near-death experiences. ... understanding of personal beliefs concerning life after death. ..... “ Death and burial in Islamic societies,” [On-line] Available:.


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Jul 14, 2011 ... If we look at why religious beliefs and practices persist in societies across the world, we conclude that individuals bound by religious ties might ...


Apr 27, 2016 ... A deepening, widening belief in a plausible, attractive afterlife would discourage rampant greed and encourage a spirituality of compassion.