1 From Beginning to End2 God in Biblical and Early Christian
Creation and Covenants From the Patriarchs of Israel to the Fathers of the Church 3 From Sheol to the Resurrection of the Dead The Afterlife: From Genesis to the Book of Wisdom The Kingdom of Light and the Powers of Darkness: The New Testament The Invention of Satan and his Kingdom of Darkness: Judaic Sources The Day of the Lord in the New Testament and Early Christianity 4 From Homer to Plato and Aristotle The Poets: Homer and Hesiod The Presocratic Philosophers Plato: The Immortality of the Soul Aristotle: The Soul as Form of the Body 5 Salvation or Damnation: From Paul to Augustine Irenaeus of Lyons: God’s Plan for the Fulness of Time Origen: Restoration as Universal Salvation Augustine: From Freedom of the Will to Human Bondage ‘The Crabbed Crusader of Predestination’ The Pelagian Controversy: Original Sin, Free Will, Grace, Virtue and Vice The Afterlife of Pelagianism 6 Thomas Aquinas: Body and Soul From Augustine to Thomas Aquinas Platonism versus Aristotelianism: The Soul as Subsistent? The Soul as Immortal? The Creation of the Soul? The Mind (Soul) as Form of the Body Body and Soul after Aquinas 7 Thomas Aquinas: Life in the World to Come The Mental Powers of the Separated Soul The Afterlife of the Soul in Medieval Theology Salvation: Heaven, Hell, Angels and Demons A New Heaven and Earth, Resurrection, Judgment, The Joy of the Blessed The Punishment of the Damned, Divine Justice and Mercy The Will to Punishment Purgatory and Indulgences 8 Eschatology: From Dante to Ethics and Religion in a Secular Age The Reformation Era: Disputed Authority Religion, Ethics and Human Fulfilment in the Modern World 9. Eschatology Now: the Catholic Case Eschatology since the Second Vatican Council A Theologian’s View: Joseph Ratzinger Resurrection in Death: Gisbert Greshake Magisterial Intervention: Current Questions in Eschatology Recent Papal Pronouncements Eternal Punishment 10 Last Things Biblical Testimony Philosophical Queries Faith and the Limits of Knowledge: Kierkegaard and Socrates Bibliography
Paul Crittenden is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney, Australia. He is the author of Learning to Be Moral (1990), Changing Orders (2008), Sartre in Search of an Ethics (2009), and Reason, Will and Emotion (2012).