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Heaven
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Cosmology and Kingdom of God

I. Religious Studies – II. Old Testament –III. New Testament – IV. Church History – V. Dogmatics – VI. Contemporary Art

I. Religious Studies

1. To a vision that has not been tamed by scientific theory, heaven is a realm of the beyond (Hereafter, Concepts of the). Like the netherworld, it invades the human world as air or earth and sea, but it is beyond the experience of mortals; it is concrete,…

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Auffarth, Christoph, Houtman, Cornelis, Rowland, Christopher, Lang, Bernhard, Farrow, Douglas B., Großhans, Hans-Peter and Kuder, Ulrich, “Heaven”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 31 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_09839>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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