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The fate of rural hell

The fate of rural hell

ascetism and desire in Buddhist Thailand

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Published by Seagull Books in Kolkata .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBenedict Anderson
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 99 p.
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25349103M
LC Control Number2012354374

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6. Hell is more than mere annihilation at the point of death. Rather, death will lead on to resurrection and final judgment to either heaven or hell (1 Cor. , John , Rev. ) 7. As well as separation from God, hell involves severe punishment. If Dante's Inferno and a Tom and Jerry cartoon had a baby, it would be this book. As it just so happens, the hell the author claims to have experienced matches the generic version of hell often portrayed in popular culture complete with fire and brimstone, wailing spirits encased in living skeletons, and cackling demons armed with pointy sticks/5.

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