What is it about?

The origins and evolution of belief in Hell.

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Why is it important?

It helps us understand our way of thinking about the afterlife


Bernstein is a expert in the field and reviewing his book has made me more conscious myself about an issue I have been studying for years.

Dimitris Kyrtatas
University of Thessaly

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This page is a summary of: Hell and Its Rivals: Death and Retribution among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Early Middle Ages, written by Alan E. Bernstein, Numen, June 2020, Brill,
DOI: 10.1163/15685276-12341595.
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