Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 October 2007

224 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195334586

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Paradise Mislaid

How We Lost Heaven--and How We Can Regain It

Jeffrey Burton Russell

  • Provides stimulating and persuasive refutations of the most common arguments against Heaven
  • Looks at the ideas of Charles Darwin and Herbert Spencer, Mark Twain and Alfred Lord Tennyson, Marx and Freud, and many others, refuting their anti-religious ideologies and pinpointing the deficiencies of their reasoning
  • invites the reader, whatever his or her beliefs, to take the concept of heaven seriously both as a worldview in itself and as one with enormous influence on the world