Books by Jeffrey Burton Russell

Released: April 1, 1997

"A rare combination of scholarship, poetic sensitivity, and insight. (18 b&w photos, not seen)"
Russell (Mephistopheles: The Devil in the Modern World, 1986, etc.; History and Religious Studies/Univ. of Calif., Santa Barbara) offers a sensitive and intellectually alert survey of the concept of heaven, from its roots in Judaism and Greek philosophy through Dante's Paradiso. Read full book review >