Death and the Afterlife: A Chronological Journey, from Cremation to Quantum Resurrection

Death and the Afterlife: A Chronological Journey, from Cremation to Quantum Resurrection Review

Throughout history, the nature and mystery of death has captivated artists, scientists, philosophers, physicians, and theologians.

This eerie chronology ventures right to the borderlines of science and sheds light into the darkness. Here, topics as wide ranging as the Maya death gods, golems, and séances sit side by side with entries on zombies and quantum immortality.

With the turn of every page, readers will encounter beautiful artwork, along with unexpected insights about death and what may lie beyond.

Title:Death and the Afterlife: A Chronological Journey, from Cremation to Quantum Resurrection
Edition Language:English

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    Death and the Afterlife: A Chronological Journey, from Cremation to Quantum Resurrection Reviews

  • Andreea (Infinite Text)

    3.5 This is such an aesthetically pleasing book. It covers EVERY possible topic around death and death culture from antiquity to the projected future dividing each section per year. It's a mix of cult...

  • Melissa

    I was drawn to this book because of the cover though not the one shown with the two female skeletons. It is a great book almost like an encyclopedia though the subjects are not alphabatized but by dat...

  • Peter Mcloughlin

    Bit size entries pertaining to death whether it be funerary customs , supernatural beliefs, zombies, vampires, heaven , hell, Elysian Fields, Transhumanism, Brain uploading, Quantum Ressurection. Lots...

  • Emma Sea

    Squee! Look what just arrived. The cover is all textured and prettied with gold, and the endpapers are gorgeous....

  • Trang

    Don't judge a book by its admittedly cool cover! It starts off interesting but then it gets really.. bland? It's more geared towards middle schoolers than adults. And there's a part that said "that's ...

  • S.E. Berrow

    I went to visit the Museum of Death in Los Angeles once—the very definition of thanotourism as explained in this book, in fact!. What I’d expected to be an intriguing collection of death rituals a...

  • Sue

    I liked EVERYTHING about this book. The cover was great, the pages were thick and easy to turn, huge pictures (page-sized) on every left side--text on the right and . . . OH, the text was super intere...

  • Linda

    4.5 stars. this book gives so many introductions surrounding death and the afterlife. it's amazing. it really can help if you want to study about a certain subject but you don't know exactly which sub...

  • Suzanne

    It's good, but the meandering off into faux-science speculation near the end was unnecessary. More history pls. ...

  • Ellie

    This was a great book to dip in and out of. The book covers a large number of topics and describes them in a way that make it easy for someone without background knowledge of the subject to understand...