<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>The Death Of Death: Resurrection and Immortality in Jewish Thought (Gillman (Neil)) - Theo Todman's Book Collection (Book-Paper Abstracts)</title> <link href="../../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../../TT_ICO.png" /> </head> <a name="Top"></a> <BODY> <div id="header"> <HR><H1>Theo Todman's Book Collection (Book-Paper Abstracts)</H1></div> <hr><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950><tr><td colspan =3><A HREF = "../BookSummary_2920.htm">The Death Of Death: Resurrection and Immortality in Jewish Thought</A></td></tr><tr><td colspan =3><A HREF = "../../../Authors/G/Author_Gillman (Neil).htm">Gillman (Neil)</a></td></tr><tr><td colspan =3>This Page provides (where held) the <b>Abstract</b> of the above <b>Book</b> and those of all the <b>Papers</b> contained in it.</td></tr><tr><td><A HREF="#ColourConventions">Text Colour-Conventions</a></td><td><A HREF = "../BookCitings_2920.htm">Books / Papers Citing this Book</A></td><td><A HREF = "../BooksToNotes_2920.htm">Notes Citing this Book</A></td></tr></tr></TABLE></CENTER><hr> <P ALIGN = "Justify"><FONT Size = 2 FACE="Arial"><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><B>BOOK ABSTRACT: </B><BR><BR><u>Amazon Book Description</U><FONT COLOR = "800080"> <ol type="1"><li><b>Synopsis</b>: This work by noted theologian Neil Gillman is an intellectual and spiritual milestone. It is addressed to anyone interested in the meaning of life, as well as the meaning of death. <em>The Death Of Death</em> explores the original and compelling argument that Judaism (a religion often thought to pay little attention to the <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_9/Notes_978.htm">afterlife)</A><SUP>1</SUP>, not only offers us rich ideas on this subject, but actually delivers a fatal blow to death itself. By exploring Jewish thought about death and the <a name="2"></a><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_9/Notes_978.htm">afterlife</A><SUP>2</SUP>, this fascinating work presents us with challenging new ideas about our lives.</li><li><b>From the Author</b>: An overview of what Judaism teaches about the <a name="3"></a><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_9/Notes_978.htm">afterlife</A><SUP>3</SUP>. I wrote this book for a number of reasons: <ul type="disc"><li>first, because of my advancing sense of my mortality; </li><li>second to show that Judaism believed in an <a name="4"></a><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_9/Notes_978.htm">afterlife</A><SUP>4</SUP> before Christianity came on the scene; and </li><li>third, because I believe that Jewish teachings on this subject are usually misunderstood, leading to their rejection. </li></ul>My goal here is to make the case for these teachings in a modern idiom.</li></ol></FONT><BR><u>Contents</U><FONT COLOR = "800080"> <ol type="1">Foreword<li>The Escatological Impulse</li><li>The Origins of Death</li><li>Death in the Bible</li><li>Judaism on the <a name="5"></a><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_9/Notes_978.htm">Afterlife</A><SUP>5</SUP>: The Early Sources</li><li>The Canonisation of a Doctrine</li><li>Maimonides: The Triumph of the Spiritual</li><li>The Mystical Journey of the Soul</li><li>The Encounter with Modernity</li><li>The Return of Resurrection</li><li>What Do I Believe? </li></ol></FONT></P> <a name="ColourConventions"></a><hr><br><B><U>Text Colour Conventions</U> (see <A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</B><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li><LI><FONT COLOR = "800080">Mauve</FONT>: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); &copy; the author(s)</li></OL> </center> <BR><HR><BR><center> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-02T03:38" pubdate>02/08/2018 03:38:15</time> <br><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A> </TD></TR><TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>