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Archimandrite Seraphim (Alexiev)

Essays On the Life After Life
  • The Most Inspiring Teacher of Immortality (Preface by the Editor)
  • Prologue
  • PART ONE. THE FUNDAMENTAL ISSUES:
  • Chapter 1. The Purpose of Human Life in This World
  • Chapter 2. On God's Image in Man and on Man's Bodily, Psychic and Spiritual Life
  • Chapter 3. The Holy Scriptures on Life after Life
  • Chapter 4. The Orthodox Christian Doctrine of Death and Its Cause
  • Chapter 5. The Orthodox Christian Doctrine of the Redemption from Sin, Curse and Death
  • Chapter 6. The Orthodox Christian Doctrine of the Resurrection of Christ, the Conqueror of Death, and of Our Resurrection
  • Chapter 7. The Views of the Holy Fathers, as Well as of Some Scientists and Philosophers, on the Resurrection of the Body and the Immortality of the Human Soul
  • PART TWO. REFUTATION OF THE MAIN FALSE TEACHINGS WITH REGARD TO THE LIFE AFTER LIFE:
  • Chapter 1. Correct and False Teachings on the Life after Life
  • Chapter 2. Evidences of People Who Experienced Clinical Death
  • Chapter 3. Conclusions from the Gospel Story about the Unmerciful Rich Man and the Poor Lazarus
  • Chapter 4. Are there Reincarnations after Death?
  • Chapter 5. Where is the Kingdom of Heaven? Where Are the Souls of the Departed?
  • PART THREE. DEATH AS A TEACHER. THE FATAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE HOURS BEFORE DEATH:
  • Chapter 1. The Speechless Teacher
  • Chapter 2. Memento mori!
  • Chapter 3. The Four Main Temptations for a Man on His Deathbed
  • Chapter 4. Testimonies to Life Beyond the Grave and to the Truthfulness of the Orthodox Faith. Predictions about the Hour of Death.
  • PART FOUR. THE DESTINY OF THE SOUL FROM THE HOUR OF DEATH UNTIL THE FORTIETH DAY
  • Chapter 1. The Private Judgement of the Soul and the Toll Houses
  • Chapter 2. The Reposed Are Alive and Can Respond to Us and Help Us
  • Chapter 3. Commemoration Services and Good Deeds on Behalf of the Reposed Can Help Them
  • Chapter 4. Misconceptions Regarding the Prayers for the Reposed
  • Chapter 5. The Fortieth Day after Death
  • PART FIVE. THE TIME BETWEEN THE PRIVATE AND THE LAST JUDGEMENT
  • Chapter 1. Is Death Fearful For All? The Issue of "Benign" Death
  • Chapter 2. The State of the Souls in the Beyond World During the Time Between the Private and the Last Judgement of God
  • Chapter 3. The Approaching End of the World: Signs and Forewarnings
  • Chapter 4. The Universal Final Judgement
  • PART SIX. ETERNITY—PAINFUL AND BLISSFUL
  • Chapter 1. On Death after Death
  • Chapter 2. On Life after Life
  • Epilogue. Consolation for Those Who Mourn Their Reposed Beloved

Archimandrite Justin Popovich

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Orthodoxy: The Philosophy of Life


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