A number of the basic tenets of Jewish belief regarding the
afterlife, resurrection, immortality, judgment, messianism, and
the world to come are laid out in this fascinating and accessible
volume. Beginning with the Bible’s references to Sheol and its
allusions to resurrection, this survey explores immortality and
bodily resurrection in Second Temple literature; the Mishnah’s
discussions of olam ha-ba, or the world to come, and how... more...