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The Everlasting and the Eternal


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. James Kellenberger
    Pages 1-8
  3. James Kellenberger
    Pages 9-26
  4. James Kellenberger
    Pages 27-38
  5. James Kellenberger
    Pages 39-63
  6. James Kellenberger
    Pages 64-95
  7. James Kellenberger
    Pages 96-112
  8. James Kellenberger
    Pages 113-131
  9. James Kellenberger
    Pages 132-151
  10. James Kellenberger
    Pages 152-178
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 179-188

About this book


The subject of this book is the relationship and the difference between the temporal everlasting and the atemporal eternal. This book treats the difference between a temporal postmortem life and eternal life. It identifies the conceptual tension in the religious idea of eternal life and offers a resolution of that tension.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.California State UniversityUSA

About the authors

James Kellenberger is emeritus Professor of Philosophy, at California State University, USA. His previous books include God-Relationships With and Without God, Relationship Morality, Kierkegaard and Nietzsche, and, most recently, Dying to Self and Detachment.

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