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    Throughout history, different cultures have described the loss of paradise in their own ways. The Hebrews called this “Gehenna,” the ancient Egyptians called it “Duat,” and the Mayans called it “Xibalba,” but the common theme throughout these and all adaptations of Hell is the eternal separation from good and, as a result, an abundance of suffering and evil. It is impossible to accurately describe Hell. It can only be described by humans in personal glimpses of evil in the world, and most of the…

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    Like every human being as well as having a different conception in the different themes of life, they also have it in a subject as controversial as the existence of a heaven and hell. Many people consider hell as a place where all the people who commit their sins in life and for those who are not forgiven go; while other people experience it as a hell that is experienced while in tangible…

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    god. Their traditions is that an individual can merely discovery peace in one’s particular life by obedience to to the great god in their core, depth and conducts in this life cycle. In Islam confidence the whole world has the potential to get into heaven since there is no original sin. You are called a Muslim in this faith if an individual have faith in and deliberately shadows the Islam belief. There are…

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    therefore placed in limbo. It confirms his human reasoning. Virgil carries all the characteristics of limbo. It makes him the best guide for hell, but also justifies the justice of god. He is wise, but without faith in Jesus, he is not allowed to enter heaven. Satan represents Treachery. It is the last circle of hell and is the worst place within hell. Satan is the one who committed the worst sin of betraying god. Treachery is the worst of hell and Satan is the one who committed the worst sin.…

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    They all believe in some form of heaven and hell. They all believe that people will be resurrected and face a type of judgment day where they meet god and are rewarded for their good deeds or made to take responsibility for their wicked ways. All three religions say that once someone…

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    Hell is confusing. One of the greatest preachers in American history, Jonathan Edwards, proclaimed, “The God that holds you over the pit of hell, much as one holds a spider, or some loathsome insect over the fire, abhors you, and is dreadfully provoked: his wrath towards you burns like fire; he looks upon you as worthy of nothing else, but to be cast into the fire” (Edwards 97). Yet, another great theologian Jürgen Moltmann stated, “In hell the trumpet signalling liberation has already been…

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    void of spinning blackness, the place between worlds neither Heaven, Earth, nor Hell. And then it was gone replaced by the curving walls of the Well. The Well was cylindrical in shape and immense in size, quite capable of holding a small city in it. On both ends were two holes, one that lead to the "eternal grace" of heaven and the other that led to the very depths of hell. I hovered in the middle, longingly gazing at the portal to Heaven, before I reached in my satchel and pulled out the soul.…

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    Homer’s The Odyssey: The Afterlife Reading Response Journal Entry #2 Part One: In middle school and the first part of high school, I went through what I can only characterize as a Christian phase. However, in recent year I have substantially outgrown Christianity and in my opinion, mainstream religion altogether. As I see it, now I subscribe to agnosticism. I accept the fact that I have no power to know what the afterlife holds, and I never will so long as I am living. Some people describe…

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    Dantes Inferno

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    In Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy, Dante travels through Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven. Throughout this allegory, Dante changes during his journey from many experiences he experiences, including learning that the souls in Hell deserve their punishments, seeing the people inside of Purgatory being punished for their pride, and realizing that pride is his sin while he goes through the bottom section of Purgatory. In the second circle of Hell, Dante meets Paolo and Francesca, who says to Dante,…

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    kingdom” (line 32). The “dream kingdom” symbolizes Heaven, and the “other kingdom” symbolizes Hell. This juxtaposition is evidently part of their despair because the men cannot achieve the positive dream, so they are sentenced to go to the other place of everlasting torture. He describes Heaven with, “a tree swinging/ And voices… / In the wind's singing” (lines 26-28) Heaven seems enlightening and beautiful but cannot be attained, so hope is lost because Heaven is “More distant and more solemn/…

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