Eschatology

Topics include: the Last Things, Death and eternal life (personal eschatology: death, the intermediate state, heaven, hell, and ultimate
destiny), (cosmic eschatology: parousia or return of Christ, the final destiny of all things)

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  6. Brown, Christopher. “Friendship in Heaven: Aquinas on Supremely Perfect Happiness and the Communion of the Saints.” In Metaphysics and God: Essays in Honor of Eleonore Stump, edited by Kevin Timpe. New York: Routledge, 2009, 225-248.
  7. Craig, William Lane. “Time, Eternity, and Eschatology.” In The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology, edited by Jerry L. Walls. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, 596-613.
  8. Davis, Stephen T. “Eschatology and Resurrection.” In The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology, edited by Jerry L. Walls. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, 384-398.
  9. ———. “Survival of Death.” In A Companion to Philosophy of Religion, edited by Philip L. Quinn and Charles Taliaferro. Cambridge, Mass: Blackwell, 1999, 556-561.
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  14. Forrest, Peter. “The Tree of Life: Agency and Immortality in a Metaphysics Inspired by Quantum Theory.” In Persons: Human and Divine, edited by Peter Van Inwagen and Dean W. Zimmerman. Oxford: Clarendon, 2007, 301-318.
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  16. ———. "Is There a Doctrine of the Descent Into Hell?" Pro Ecclesia 17, no. 3 (2008), 257-268.
  17. ———. “Purgatory.” In The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology, edited by Jerry L. Walls. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, 427-446.
  18. ———. "Self-Annihilation: A Disputable Question in Christian Eschatology." Pro Ecclesia 16, no. 4 (2007), 416-444.
  19. ———. "Self-Annihilation or Damnation? A Disputable Question in Christian Eschatology." In Liberal Faith: Essays in Honor of Philip Quinn, edited by Paul J. Weithman. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2008, 83-117.
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  23. Kvanvig, Jonathan L. “Heaven and Hell.” In A Companion to Philosophy of Religion, edited by Philip L. Quinn and Charles Taliaferro. Cambridge, Mass: Blackwell, 1999, 562-569.
  24. ———. “Hell” In The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology, edited by Jerry L. Walls. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, 413-426.
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  29. Pinnock, Clark H. “Annihilationism.” In The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology, edited by Jerry L. Walls. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, 462-476.
  30. Price, H. H. “Two Conception of the Next World.” In Essays in the Philosophy of Religion: Based on the Sarum Lectures, 1971 by H. H. Price. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972.
  31. ———. “Motives for Disbelief in Life after Death.” In Essays in the Philosophy of Religion: Based on the Sarum Lectures, 1971 by H. H. Price. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972.
  32. Ragland C. P. “Love and Damnation.” In Metaphysics and God: Essays in Honor of Eleonore Stump, edited by Kevin Timpe. New York: Routledge, 2009, 206-224.
  33. Rowland, Christopher. “The Eschatology of the New Testament.” In The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology, edited by Jerry L. Walls. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, 56-72.
  34. Russell, Robert. “Cosmology and Eschatology.” In The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology, edited by Jerry L. Walls. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, 563-580.
  35. Soskice, Janet Martin. “Being Lovely: Eschatological Anthropology.” In The Kindness of God: Metaphor, Gender, and Religious Language by Janet Martin Soskice. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007, 181-188.
  36. Stump, Eleonore. “Resurrection and the Separated Soul.” In The Oxford Handbook of Aquinas, edited by Brian Davies and Eleonore Stump. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, 458-466.
  37. ———. “Resurrection, Reassembly, and Reconstitution: Aquinas on the Soul.” In Die menschliche Seele: Brauchen wir den Dualismus?, edited by Bruno Niederberger and Edmund Runggaldier. Frankfurt: Ontos Verlag, 2006, 153-174.
  38. Swinburne, Richard. “A Theodicy of Heaven and Hell.” In The Existence and Nature of God, edited by Alfred J. Freddoso. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1983.
  39. Talbot, Thomas. “The Doctrine of Everlasting Punishment.” Faith and Philosophy 7 (1990), 19-42.
  40. ———. “Universalism.” In The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology, edited by Jerry L. Walls. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, 446-461.
  41. Tanner, Kathryn E. “Eschatology Without a Future?” in The End of the World and the Ends of God: Science and Theology on Eschatology, edited by J. C. Polkinghorne and Michael Welker. Harrisburg, Pa: Trinity Press International, 2000, 222-237.
  42. Van Inwagen, Peter. “The Possibility of Resurrection.” In The Possibility of Resurrection and Other Essays in Christian Apologetics, by Peter Van Inwagen. Boulder: Westview, 1998, 45-52.
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  44. Weber, Timothy P. “Millennialism.” In The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology, edited by Jerry L. Walls. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, 365-383.
  45. Walls, Jerry. “Heaven.” In The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology, edited by Jerry L. Walls. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, 399-412.
  46. ———. “Heaven and Hell.” In The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology, edited by Thomas P. Flint and Michael C. Rea. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009, 491-512.
  47. ———. Heaven: The Logic of Eternal Joy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
  48. ———. Hell: The Logic of Damnation. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1992.
  49. ———. “The Wisdom of Hope in a Despairing World.” In The Wisdom of the Christian Faith, edited by Paul Moser and Michael McFall. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012, 244–64.
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  52. ———. The Life of the World To Come. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.