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    enter Gehenna a place for the purification of the soul. Another perspective for the afterlife according to Judaism is Reincarnation, even though we do not have any example in the Talmud for this, reincarnation is strongly emphasized by rabbis throughout the world. (Buber, 1928). Two other religious, both based on Judaism, Christianity and Islam, shared the same ideas about the afterlife. According to Christian scriptures, as well as in Islamic one, people after their death

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    The Afterlife      Considering my thoughts on the afterlife is something I have done several times in my life. My views and beliefs have changed over the years regarding this subject. My Catholic upbringing was probably where my first views came from. They were the traditional heaven and hell beliefs and also of purgatory. Today my thoughts are not so black and white.      I am not sure what lies beyond this life. I do believe that we just don’t

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    (Bergman) Both Egypt and Greece had elaborate burial procedures because of the importance of the afterlife. Since the Egyptians believed strongly that the body had to be whole for them to enter the afterlife, the Egyptians went through a process of mummification. There were three different ways the Egyptians went through the process of mummification. All of them had similar end results but had different

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    Afterlife In The Odyssey

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    The afterlife or Underworld as a residence for souls after death has been a very common theme in literature. This notion intrigues us, this concept of a state of being that once experienced cannot be shared. Yet we continue to envision what it might be like. The Underworld, as a place beneath the earth where souls go after death has been reimagined countless time, from early Greek epics, such as the Iliad and Odyssey to more modern sources like Dante’s Inferno. Although beliefs concerning the

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    The Etruscan Afterlife

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    The Etruscans believed that death was the journey to the afterlife. They took death and crossing over to another life seriously, because they feared that the neglected dead may become vindictive; therefore their tombs were developed with precise care, strength, and luxuriousness (Kozlowski, 2004). After an Etruscan pass on, they took pleasure in their last dwelling enjoying the afterlife, and they chose not to harass the living. The Etruscan also desired to take care of the dead. They honored the

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    Afterlife Beliefs

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    Every Sunday my family and I get up and head to church, and I mean every Sunday. Because of this, the belief in God has been heavily instilled with me along with many of the key principles of Christianity, one of those being the afterlife. I believe that 2 forms of the afterlife exist: Heaven and Hell. There are many reasons I believe in Heaven and Hell, the first being evidence from the Bible. In the story of Easter Jesus is crucified, and killed. He then descended into hell, and three days later

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    a life after death of either Heaven or Hell, the differences in their views of the afterlife reflect on how they each see God and what their main goal was to accomplish on earth. Both Christians and Muslims have a Holy Book to follow. Christians have the Bible and Muslims have the Qur’an. Both religions use these books as a guideline to eventually get to Heaven. Where the differences start to affect the afterlife is who each religion prays to. Christians pray to Jesus as God’s Son but Muslims pray

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    For the Mesopotamians view of the afterlife was not always a good thing. Mesopotamians did not live a long life they would die at a young age due to the sickness that thee had back then. Mesopotamia is a place that the Mesopotamians believed to be between two rivers. Mesopotamia first got started through a poems and myths that the ancestors told. They also believed that everything has a personality. The Mesopotamians believed that the afterlife death was a descent of the underworld believed to be

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    to the afterlife, what happens to our soul, morality, fate, and also share their own version of punishment and reward. Some cultures believe there's a life after death while others do not. For instance, the Egyptian culture do believe in an afterlife. In fact, their culture is so deeply rooted in this that they form their whole lives around and spend their entire lives preparing for their death and afterlife. Egyptians believe the life you have on Earth will be the same in your afterlife. Their concept

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    Greek Afterlife Beliefs

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    The Afterlife in Greek Mythology The practicers of Greek mythology place a great deal of importance on the afterlife, and how you might get there. There is simply an underworld, there is no heaven, this means there is no way of having eternal life. This is not to say the underworld is without a hierarchy of itself. The underworld is a hopeless place, the few who receive the privilege of happiness only are given this gift while they are remembered. Burial is also very important in mythology, if buried

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